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News in Brief: Genes & Cells(2)

Caterpillars brainwashed by virus, bacteria break DNA and more in this week's news

News in Brief: Genes & Cells

GOING, GOOEY, GONEWhen infected with a baculovirus, gypsy moth caterpillars (healthy caterpillar shown) climb to treetops, where they attach themselves and melt into black goop that drips down onto their fellows below.Michael Grove