Prokaryotes: Big, Science-y Themes
A remarkable thing about how quickly bacteria grow is that it is possible to see evolution happen on a really fast time scale. Prokaryotes adapt to their environment by two main methods1. Swapping...
Levels of Organization
While multicellular animals and plants like humans and sunflowers are clearly complicated, organized groups of cells, we often think of each bacterial cell as behaving independently. Sometimes, how...
Unity and Diversity
One of the major themes in biology is how we can be really alike in lots of ways and really different in others. For example, we share a huge amount of our DNA with mice, and in lots of ways we’r...
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