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Scientists reveal why life got big in the Earth’s early oceans

Why did life forms first begin to get larger and what advantage did this increase in size provide? UCLA biologists working with an international...

Altruism or manipulated helping? Altruism may have origins in manipulation

Manipulation is often thought of as morally repugnant, but it might be responsible for the evolutionary origins of some helpful or altruistic behavior, according...

This fungus cell only looks like the 405 freeway

No, those are not cars darting along a busy highway. The glowing specks you're seeing in this video are millions of nuclei flowing through...

Cheating cells are destined to fail

It took former Rice University graduate student Jennie Kuzdzal-Fick a long time to confirm it, but now she knows: Cheaters may win the battle...

550 million years ago rise in oxygen drove evolution of animal...

Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) at the University of Oxford have uncovered a clue that may help to explain why the earliest evidence of complex multicellular animal life appears around 550 mil...

Imaging reveals key metabolic factors of cannibalistic bacteria

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have revealed new details about how cannibalistic bacteria identify peers suitable for consumption. The work, which employed imaging mass spectrometry, is a first step toward a broader effor...

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