"...we’ve shown for the first time how the parasite behaves in the body of its host, by which I mean how it enters the brain and manipulates the host by taking over one of the brain’s neurotransmitters.”
So if they've figured out the parasite does it, perhaps the next step is
being able to initiate/control the process. Or maybe they've already figured
it out - that would explain a lot.
Gee, that stuff used to scare me, now I feel all warm and fuzzy when the
DHS patrols come down my street in their APC's...