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Parkinson’s breakthrough could come from mind-controlling wasp venom

Getting stung by an emerald cockroach wasp isn't a fun time, especially if you're one of the cockroaches that the wasp is notorious for hunting. A single sting can stop a roach in its tracks, with subsequent stings turning the insect into a zombie that follows orders solely from the wasp. Now, its powerful venom is being studied for its mind-controlling properties with the hopes that unlocking its secrets could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's disease.
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