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What big insects mean to world-class performance

In a recent post on IFLScience, they discussed the role of genetics in the growth of insects. However, it neglected to discuss the evolutionary reasons for why insects are not as large as say the Meganeura monyi, a foot long ancestor of the modern-day dragonfly that was prominent during the oxygen-rich Carboniferous Period,...
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Innovation has its costs

I found this news piece interesting, and my knee jerk reaction was to say that Sky was really dumb for making such a change. With further thought, though, I think it was a bad idea, or rather, I’m just not clear why Kerrison thought it was a good idea. The...
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