Latest Joan E. Strassmann Stories
Any multicellular animal, from a blue whale to a human being, poses a special challenge for evolution. Most of the cells in its body will die without reproducing; only a privileged few will pass their genes to the next generation.
Any multicellular animal, from a blue whale to a human being, poses a special difficulty for the theory of evolution.
Rice evolutionary biologists argue for new meaning of 'organismality'.
A Rice University study of microbes from a Houston-area cow pasture has confirmed once again that everything is bigger in Texas, even the single-celled stuff.
- A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).