Question about the Trichinella spiralis lifecycle. Specifically: when larval cells are released by females in the intestines, how do they make their way to muscle tissue and encyst there? Is this totally a passive process, or are their catalysts that trigger behavioral responses?
My Intro to Cognitive Science students get a surprise lesson in parasitology in Week 2 in order to think about the relationship between cognition and environmental predictability. Trying to fill in some gaps here.