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France’s Biology Year: Reimagining evolution as horizontal gene transfer

It’s probably not anywhere near as simple and certain as Catherine Jessus is making out. Viruses don’t likely do enough to create placentas. But the main point is, this definitely isn’t yer old biology teacher’s Split-the-Desk Rant for Darwin!!! Stay tuned. Read More ›

The wholly accidental world of the placenta…

… in which we encounter the remarkable phenomenon of microchimerism ("These cells find their way into mother’s tissue and start acting like the tissue in which they find themselves. This process is known as feto-maternal microchimerism") Read More ›