Sometimes it is worth not considering the constraints of the world as they are now. Sometimes, it is worth thinking about what you would do as a scientist, if you had super powers, and could test any hypothesis you wanted, in any way you wanted. Read More
Word is in from the streets of the microbe world, and the message is clear: “You multi-cells are always on about ‘niceness’ and altruism: well, we have those here, in abundance. And we don’t have to schlep around those heavy brains and wiry nervous systems of yours either.” Read More
Lee Alan Dugatkin, Ph.D., is a professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Biology at the University of Louisville.