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The First #SciFund Fully Funded Featured Project: Support Zombie Research! and a little Q&A

The First #SciFund Fully Funded Featured Project: Support Zombie Research! and a little Q&A | #SciFund | Scoop.it
Today's we wanted to feature a really great project to close out week one of the #SciFund challen- WAIT A MINUTE?

Hold on.

Checking the website. What?!

Well then!

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Zombie Fish! (No, really)

Zombie Fish! (No, really) | #SciFund | Scoop.it

"You know what's awesome? Parasites.

 

You know what's even more awesome? Parasites that infect the brain of their host, and make their hosts do crazy things that benefit the parasite. Yeah, kinda like zombies.

 

The coolest thing about these parasites is that they've had millions of years to figure out how killifish brains work, and to figure out how to change the fish's brain chemistry in order to get the fish to behave in a certain way."

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Support Zombie Research!

Support Zombie Research! | #SciFund | Scoop.it

"Have you checked out my SciFund proposal on parasite behavioral manipulation yet?If not, you're missing out on ZOMBIES!"

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