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"The parasite Toxoplasma gondii uses a remarkable trick to spread
from rodents to cats: It alters the brains of infected rats and mice so
that they become attracted to—rather than repelled by—the
scent of their predators."
Intellectually, I realize that this capability in parasites is frightening; but
for some reason, I can't feel any fear.
Of course, April 1 isn't far past...