Neutrophil (yellow), a type of white blood cell involved in inflammation, attacks Bacillus anthracis (orange), the bacteria that causes anthrax.
By The Scientist Staff | June 20, 2013
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By Jef Akst
People tend to sniff their mitts after shaking hands with someone of the same sex, suggesting that the traditional greeting may transmit chemosensory signals.
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The nectar in deep flowers of Heliconia tortuosa can be efficiently extracted only with long, curved beaks, like those of green hermit hummingbirds (Phaethornis guy).
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