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September 27, 2003

 

Fighting Off Bug Diseases

Here’s how innate immunity works. In your bug body there is a fluid called hemolymph, which is equivalent to human blood. If you’re injured, components in the hemolymph interact with specialized cells in your immune system to clot and form a scab that seals off your wound and prevents infection.

September 27, 2003

 

Animal Scandals

Females also mate with more than one partner. Apparently doing this enables females to find partners with better genes or who are better providers.

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