Life & Evolution

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tomatoes on the vine

Tomatoes sense the attacks of parasitic vines by the proteins they secrete. 

snake eating embryos

RUN AWAY When predatory snakes take a bite out of clusters of unhatched red-eyed tree frog embryos, some manage to escape the slaughter by wriggling out of their eggs to safety. 

eye detecting a photon

FLASH OF LIGHT  People were able to detect single photons in a recent study, indicating that human eyes are sensitive to individual particles of light.

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