Sunday, February 14, 2010

Selected Science Sunday Shorts

The living cell is a self-organizing, self-replicating, environmentally responsive machine of staggering complexity. The instructions for this complexity are contained within the cell's genetic code, but how this information is accessed, read and interpreted is influenced by development and differentiation.

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The King demoiselle, a kind of damselfish that lives in the Indo-Western Pacific, has been caught in the act of morphing into three individual species.

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Being bored can be very bad for your health.

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An analysis of bones reveals that there once was a species of dwarf dinosaurs who lived in a kind of Neverland where they never grew up.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

That's disgusting.