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It Pays to Be a Weakling Sometimes

It Pays to Be a Weakling Sometimes

To be the best is not always the best thing – at least it’s true for rams. Study has found that rams with bigger horns are more likely to get the girls – but they also die younger. The tradeoff helps explain a long-standing puzzle about why the best genes […]

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Cool Pop Art—Painting Portraits with Bacteria

Cool Pop Art—Painting Portraits with Bacteria

  Zachary Copfer and Einstein. *Image source: Zachary Copfer.  “Am I a microbiologist masquerading as an artist, or am I an artist masquerading as a microbiologist?” Zachary copfer says on his personal website, Science to the Power of Art, “I can’t seem to remember anymore.” Copfer feels confused over how […]

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