Tagged: Biology

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Do Plants Feel Pain?

Plants are scientific enigmas; they are all around us, and yet we barely take notice of their existence. We know relatively little about how they respond to their environments because, well, it’s not like they can interact with us directly....

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Why Does Nature Hate The Color Blue?

Nature is full of color, just look around you. Animals and plants are incredibly vibrant with different hues; the result of millions of years of evolution. And despite being rather common in everyday objects, one specific color eludes our natural...

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Your Body is a Spaceship – Your Genes are the Crew

Ponder that. Your body is merely a vessel – a temporary host to an immortal crew. Their sole mission is to pass copies of themselves on to their next host, ideally, one that is stronger, fitter and better able to produce...