Friday, July 31, 2009

Fungi That (Among Other Things) Partially Reprogram Their Insect Hosts




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Blogger Joshua said...

Carl Zimmer's book on parasites, Parasite Rex, is highly recommended. So are his other books, for that matter, but that one especially.

8:51 AM  
Blogger Jim Bales said...

Cool! Nay, UBER-Cool!

Must. Get. Parasite Rex.

10:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

See also: Wolbachia, Rabies, Toxoplasmosis(?), Puppet Masters, and Mind Control by Parasites. Must. Get. Parasite. Rex.*

(See also: mind control by parasitic meme.)

Also. Ew.


* and if you liked that, you'll Love "Dr Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation"

2:56 AM  

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