Fake It To Stay Alive: golden mimicry saves insects from predators

Many animals display bright colors to warn predators  that eating them might not be such a good idea. For example, venomous animals are often brightly colored. But producing venom costs resources, and if animals can get away with faking things, it would be selected for. Mimicking a venomous brightly colored animal can reap all the benefits without…Read more Fake It To Stay Alive: golden mimicry saves insects from predators

Foreigners Make Science Great

In the midst of the current political mayhem in the US, many have raised concerns about the importance of foreigners in our education system. International students account for more than 10% of the higher education students in the United States. The number is disproportionately higher in post-grad education, where foreigners comprise almost half of the scientific workforce.…Read more Foreigners Make Science Great