Contact: Kallie Huss
Public Library of Science
Caption: Even after infection with Toxoplasma has been removed from rodents' brains, they continue to behave as if unafraid of the smell of cat urine, suggesting that the infection causes long-term changes in the brain.
Credit: Wendy Ingram and Adrienne Greene
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