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Monday, October 04, 2010

Is it a mollusk? Is it a plant?

A species of slug has borrowed genes from a plant and made itself extremely versatile using a process known as horizontal gene transfer.  Now if only we could combine a turtle with a ninja.

(Thanks Wes)

1 comment:

Kimberly said...

I did that last night. Gaaawwww. New challenge.