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  • Brain Parasite

    Bugs like this might affect human behavior as well:

     

    http://www.nature.com/news/parasite-makes-mice-lose-fear-of-cats-permanently-1.13777

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    That is one of my favourite examples of evolution finding a devious way to achieve its ends. I would not be at all surprised if , for example, our gut flora could manipulate out eating desires to improve their environment.

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    • Smilin' Bob
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       Yes indeed, evolution never sleeps!



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