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Posts tagged sexual reproduction

March 29, 2013

 

plant close up

Word Of The Day: Gametophyte

Time once again for the Moment of Science Word of the Day. Ready? Today's word is: Gametophyte.

April 6, 2012

 

asian clam on beach

Attack Of The Clams

If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.

March 4, 2009

 

Aphids crawling on leaf

Family Planning, Aphid Style

Female aphids don't need males to reproduce. Their trick is called "parthenogenesis" and means big savings in time and energy.

September 27, 2003

 

Pig stands in mud.

Pigs ‘N Truffles -The Seductive Appeal Of Chocolate

Truffles are a French culinary delicacy and a fungus that grows deep in the ground. Has it ever occurred to you how odd it is that we use pigs to find them?

September 27, 2003

 

Amoebic Rescue Squad

Amoebas have a lot more going on than any of us humans ever knew! Find out more on this Moment of Science.

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