Month: February 2018

If there is one thing you can say about plants, it’s that they look interesting. They are beautiful, colorful, and intricate—from the tiniest bit of moss to the grandest tree in the jungle. They look even more interesting when they do what plants tend to eventually do and take over the land. We humans think
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All biology teachers at some point have to warn their students not to anthropomorphize nature, in other words, not to suggest the natural world behaves like humans. Cells, viruses, and bacteria do not “want” anything. They act under the rules of stimulus and response. Even animals, including humans, mostly follow biological imperatives. But sometimes, just
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