The eastern emerald elysia (Elysia chlorotica) is a sea slug that steals and absorbs chloroplasts from the algae it eats, a behavior called kleptoplasty.
By The Scientist Staff | February 26, 2014
PATRICK J. KRUG
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By Molly Sharlach
This year in life science was marked by paltry federal funding increases, revelations of sequence contamination, and onerous regulations.
By Kerry Grens
From artificial chromosomes to mind-controlled gene expression, scientists pushed the boundaries of manipulating biology this year.
By Jef Akst
The stem cell that never was; post-publication peer review website faces legal trouble; biosecurity breaches at federal labs
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