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Known to cause spontaneous abortions in pregnant women or death in immune-compromised patients, the Toxoplasma parasite has an even stranger effect in mice – it takes away their fear of cats.
Word of the Day
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.