Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

National Geographic “Fatal Attraction”

Posted 05 Mar 2010 / 0

This month’s National Geographic features a really beautiful article on carnivorous plants written by Carl Zimmer. The article presents the numerous independently-evolved adaptations possessed by a diversity of plants which live in nitrogen-poor soil. These adaptations are a great example of coarse-scal evolutionary convergence, as a variety of plants have all come up with the Read More

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