Julie Reynolds is back with armored water fleas, gregarious grasshoppers, and what cabbage beetles do on their winter vacation.
Science Corner: More than Three Chromosomes in a Trench Coat Part 2
Julie Reynolds explains how different cells can wind up with different phenotypes even though they have the same genes, thanks to epigenetics.
Science Corner: Methods Maketh Metaphor
If we cannot avoid metaphors, we can at least be transparent about how we use them and think critically to identify when they have reached the limits of usefulness.