Sundew plants trap bugs with their tentacle-like leaves, which curl up to hold prey while dissolving it with sticky droplets of digestive fluid.
By The Scientist Staff | March 21, 2013
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By Jef Akst
Researchers identify a set of proteins that can predict the development of Alzheimer’s disease-related dementia with 87 percent accuracy.
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This shrimp-like crustacean (Mictocaris halope) lives in limestone caves off the islands of Bermuda. Cave-adapted species such as this one hint at the existence of deeper marine caves in this region.
By Jyoti Madhusoodanan
An updated analysis of the gut microbiome extends the list of known bacterial genes to 9.8 million.
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