The real problem with people fussing over Pluto all the time is it represents the priorities of the public - preserving traditions rather than accepting facts. The pursuit of science is about building a sustainable catalog of truths, and there is no advantage in altering truths to appease nostalgia.
Parasitic flowers steal more genes from their hosts than previously thought: study
semanticearth.comIn a finding that could fundamentally re-write sciences understanding of how some parasite-host relationships work, Harvard researchers have found that, despite being separated by more than 100 million years of evolution, the parasitic corpse flower found in southeast Asian rainforests appears to share large parts of its genome with its host vines, members of the grapevine family…. [Read full article]Read more popular articles on
- Doctor: Why do I keep you around?
- Clara: Because the alternative would be developing a conscience of your own.