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Category Archive: Altruism

Feb 03 2013

Some animals are altruistic. Some plants are altruistic too.

Researchers from the University of Colorado-Boulder have found evidence that suggests some plants are altruistic or unselfish or selfless too. UC-Boulder researchers examined corn, in which each fertilized seed contained an embryo and a matching piece of tissue known as endosperm that nourishes the embryo as the seed grows. They compared the growth and behavior …

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