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Thursday, August 24, 2006

The Social Organism: Even Microbes Favor Their Own Kin

New research published by Rice University biologists in this week's issue of Nature finds that even the simplest of social creatures - single-celled amoebae - have the ability not only to recognize their own family members but also to selectively discriminate in favor of them... racist amoebae! They need affirmative action, that will make everything alright.

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