How a slime mold near death packs bacteria to feed the next generation

Some social amoebas use proteins to preserve a food crop for their offspring


SNACK STARTER  Some stealthy proteins let social amoebas save live food in the ball-shaped spore cases atop their slender stalks for the next generation.  

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