Hardy parasites (IMAGE) Duke University Caption Malaria parasites at normal body temperature (left) and fever-like temperatures (right). A new study finds that the malaria parasite puts body armor around its 'gut' to withstand its human host's raging fevers. Credit Kuan-Yi Lu, Duke University Usage Restrictions Please credit Kuan-Yi Lu, Duke University License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.