Ed Yong: Suicidal wasps, zombie roaches and other parasite tales
Geege Schuman stashed this in Farnam Street
While we set a premium on free will and independence there is a remarkably creepy influence we might not be thinking about. Science writer, Ed Yong takes us into the world of mind-controlling parasites. At times hilarious, fascinating, and somewhat disturbing, Yong’s TED talk shows us how parasites have perfected the art of manipulation.