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Each post tells the story of one species or group of organisms and explains how their existence provides service/services to humanity.… Read More »Start here


Well at least this name is easy to spell and not hard to say, but what on earth is it?… Read More »Salps

Saccharomyces cerevisiae


Why stick yeast with such an outrageously unpronounceable name as Saccharomyces cerevisiae? What is it with biologists that they have… Read More »Yeast

underwater meadow of seagrass


The term sea lilies is usually associated with echinoderm animals (or not depending on your interests). This is rather strange… Read More »Seagrass