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Weekly Webcrawl: September 20, 2013

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A cotton-top tamarin. Photo via Thinkstock.

A cotton-top tamarin. Photo via Thinkstock.

The world’s first non-human whisperers: cotton-top tamarins (which, by the way, are freaking adorable).

Toxoplasmosis, which emboldens mice in the presence of cats and gives humans schizophrenic-like traits, is still my favorite parasite.

A new bug repellent renders you invisible to mosquitoes.

I’m not sure this qualifies as science, nor whether it’s really ethical, but it’s certainly beautiful: fly like an eagle….with a Go-Pro on its back.

 


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