Why Geese Don’t Get Obese (And We Do): How Evolution’s Strategies for Survival Affect Our Everyday Lives by Eric Widmaier I love this book! Widmaier describes…
Infanticide in nature can take many forms, whether it is terminating a pregnancy, killing progeny that is not yours or even eating your own offspring….
This is the evolutionary concept of an ongoing ‘arms race’ between predator and prey. The notion that prey are constantly adapting to predators consequently allowing them to evolve defence mechanisms to decrease their risk of predation.
Anthropomorphism is when animals and non-living things are assigned human characteristics. Within the study of animal behaviour, one must be careful when observing an action to not automatically assign it a human characteristic based off personal experience.
Cell migration is important, from an early embryo for formation of corresponding tissues, to after birth for wound healing and repair. Cell migration can be initiated in response to an external stimulus but are controlled by specific genes.
This exhibition is a must to see! These images are absolutely stunning and must have taken so much time and patience to capture these. This…
The majority proteins are found in a water-based environment inside cells and tissues but some are outside e.g. silk – a lightweight and tough protein polymer.
Silk is spun, not grown