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Altruism Or Manipulated Helping?
2013-08-19 09:32:30

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

2008-01-25 06:48:37

Infectious stomach flus may be gut-wrenching

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2008-01-16 20:10:00

Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have discovered the first example of fruit mimicry caused by a parasitic organism. The parasite causes its host, in this case an ant, to grow a bright red abdomen that resembles ripe berries.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.