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Grafting occurs in nature, too, when closely related plants that touch each other eventually fuse, or when parasitic plants form connections to their hosts.Plant Cells of Different Species Can Swap Organelles|Viviane Callier|January 20, 2021|Quanta Magazine
She is curious about whether additional genetic sequencing might let researchers suss out when the loss happened and whether the plants were already parasitic.
Though the disease has many causes, including parasitic infections and other nutrient deficiencies, the most common is a lack of iron, which is responsible for about half of worldwide anemia cases.One man’s crusade to end a global scourge with better salt|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
In his laboratory, the scientist studies the parasitic roundworm Trichinella spiralis.Five Scientists on the Heroes Who Changed Their Lives - Issue 93: Forerunners|Alan Lightman, Hope Jahren, Robert Sapolsky,|December 2, 2020|Nautilus
A tiny parasitic flower in a group called fairy lanterns was vanishingly rare to begin with.How passion, luck and sweat saved some of North America’s rarest plants|Susan Milius|November 5, 2020|Science News
Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.Welcome to Generation Overshare: Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift, and the Politics of Self-Disclosure|Marlow Stern|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In contrast, The Strain was returning to the roots of vampires as scary parasitic creatures—and I liked that.
The viral-CSI element; the mythic vampires who were parasitic and brutal; the arrival of the airplane to JFK; the dead passengers.
Definitely a few unpleasant characters, like parasitic worms, which we deliberately and with good reason evicted.An Epidemic of Absence: Destroying the Bugs in Our Bodies Can Be Dangerous to Our Health|Moises Velasquez-Manoff|September 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
One of the insects Chaz caught - and I promise I am not making this up - was a parasitic wasp.
It appears to be of parasitic origin, but the specific organism that causes it has not been isolated.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
She was under the power of a strange will which had entered into her, like another soul, like another parasitic and ruling soul.
(a) Flatworms are sometimes parasitic, examples being the tapeworm and liver fluke.
Sometimes a complicated life history has arisen from their parasitic habits.
Another common tapeworm parasitic on man lives part of its life as an embryo within the muscles of cattle.