What happens when a cell has the wrong number of chromosomes? The outcome is generally fatal for cells, with one big exception. New research has shown that the condition, known as aneuploidy, may actually drive cells to become cancerous and multiply.
Examples of bacteria helping animals and plants are everywhere. Bacteria can protect plants against extreme drought, aid with digestion in the gut, and fight off harmful microbes on skin. And now, scientists have shown that bacteria also release chemical signals that trigger development.
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