Oh, I envy you so very very much, I just have a little Celestron USB thingy and that can keep me busy for hours.

Give me access to a SEM and I'd probably spend a month just on Euplodinium and those crazy bacteria they've turned basically turned into stinging cells. » 10/17/14 5:30pm Friday 5:30pm

And once you get bilateral symmetry, you are going to start drifting in the direction of a vaguely humanoid body plan, argues Bjørn Østman with Michigan State University. The symmetry means you'll have an even number of limbs — which is most likely going to be four, rather than six or more, which don't convey enough…

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