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All Stories by Erin Wayman
Cell biologist and inventor Gary Greenberg’s career took a turn about 10 years ago when his brother sent him a canister of beach sand. Greenberg placed a pinch under a light microscope. Magnified hundreds of times, the colorful, intricate sand grains resembled beads from a necklace. “I was just blown away. I couldn’t believe that […]
Eggs of cuckoo finches and tawny-flanked prinias have grown more colorful in the last 40 years — a sign that the neighbors are locked in an evolutionary arms race. EGG EVOLUTION African cuckoo finch eggs (inner circle) have evolved to closely match the colors of the tawny-flanked prinia (outer circle), a bird the cuckoo finch […]