Category Archives: Use It or Lose It

Evolutionary Outsourcing – Using Symbionts as Vitamin Factories

This entry is part of a recurring series called Use It Or Lose It that looks at those things that didn’t make the evolutionary cut and have been lost in modern species. ‘Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyesight’ … Continue reading

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Scurvy: Brought to You By Evolution

This entry is part of a recurring series called Use It Or Lose It that looks at those things that didn’t make the evolutionary cut and have been lost in modern species. “…the first sign is an inflamed, swollen condition … Continue reading

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Have you lost your senses?

This entry is part of a recurring series called Use It Or Lose It that looks at those things that didn’t make the evolutionary cut and have been lost in modern species. As I’m reading, I inhale deeply and catch … Continue reading

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Use it or Lose it: Legs-Lost

Use It Or Lose It is a recurring series about those things that didn’t make the evolutionary cut and have been lost in modern species. I vividly remember being fascinated in a basic biology class when I saw a simple … Continue reading

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