With legs that resemble flower petals, the Malaysian orchid mantis (Hymenopus coronatus) blends in perfectly with its floral platforms, catching its insect prey off-guard.
By The Scientist Staff | December 13, 2012
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December 13, 2012
Is there contact genetric information transfer -from plant to mantis- that spurs this mimickry?
Random mutation seems a slow method to achieve this -and other creatures'- eerily exact imitation of their local environment.
By Ben Andrew Henry
In the initial steps of a campaign to make clinical reports publicly available, the European Medicines Agency has published data on two recently approved drugs.
By Amanda B. Keener
Type I interferon organizes several immune mechanisms to suppress B cell responses to a chronic viral infection.
By Tracy Vence
Members of the BabySeq Project discuss trial enrollment, preliminary findings.
This is not sustainable.
Genetic analyses lay to rest conspiracy theories about death of Belgian King Albert I, who lost his life in a rock climbing accident more than 80 years ago.
Bacteria inhabit most tissues in the human body, and genes from some of these microbes have made their way to the human genome. Could this genetic transfer contribute to diseases such as cancer?
A Wayne State University probe into allegations of research misconduct leveled against pathologist Fazlul Sarkar has found the scientist guilty of multiple instances of image manipulation, among other infractions.
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