Wind shuttles spores released from a gall on an apple tree to a cedar tree in order to complete the life cycle of the devastating cedar-apple rust.
By The Scientist Staff | July 15, 2013
FLICKR, JEFF FORTENBERRY
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July 15, 2013
Hmmm, interesting looking apple tree there...I suspect the caption has the wrong tree as releasing the spores.
By The Scientist Staff
A school of Tomtate Grunt (Haemulon aurolineatum) swims around red branched coral off the North Carolina coast.
By Jef Akst
Sex differences in processing pain; clue in flu vaccine–narcolepsy link found; early antibiotic use affects the gut microbiome; lizard sex determined by genes, then temperature
By Bob Grant
Researchers find that the potentially deadly virus uses cholesterol to gain access to cells.
And too few insights gleaned from them
Antibiotics given to infant mice may have long-term effects on the animals’ metabolism and gut microbiota.
Male and female mice utilize different immune cells to process pain, a study shows.
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