Day: October 23, 2018

“Zombie” Parasites That Mind-Control Their Hosts

85449 adapt 1900 1’Zombies may still be a thing of fiction, but some parasites more or less turn their hosts into the walking dead.

These masters of mind control manipulate their hosts from within, causing them to act in self-destructive ways that ultimately benefit the parasite.…’

Via National Geographic

How the Universe Ends

Uftrqrlnwreobaouoblg’“We can try to understand it, but there’s nothing we can do to affect it in any way,” Katie Mack, North Carolina State University assistant professor currently writing a book on the end of the universe, told Gizmodo. “We have no legacy in the cosmos, eventually. That’s an interesting concept.”…’

Via Gizmodo