Sunday, December 18, 2011

Oh, the news and finals question 16 (thinking about multicellularity)

 Why Almost All Multicellular Organisms Begin Life as a Single Cell

As soon as one turns around, there is a newsy item that directly relates to a Biofundamentals exam question.  Question 16:   In the context of social slime molds consider i) a cell in your brain to one of your eggs or sperm and ii) a sterile worker mole rate to a queen mole rat.  How is this possible, evolutionarily.  

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