Author: Bradley Campbell, NPR Topics: Environment

  • To Fight Tick-Borne Disease, Someone Has To Catch Ticks

    Most people try to avoid ticks. But not Tom Mather. The University of Rhode Island researcher goes out of his way to find them. Mather’s not having much trouble finding deer ticks. In fact, he just might be the best deer tick collector in the country. He caught 15,000 of them last year.