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Haircap moss, showing both "generations." Photo: <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fabelfroh">Kristian Peters</a>, CC <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:GNU_Free_Documentation_License">some rights reserved</a>
Haircap moss, showing both "generations." Photo: Kristian Peters, CC some rights reserved

Natural Selections: Alternation of generations

What if people gave birth to puppies, and those puppies in turn gave birth to people? That's similar to what some species, such as haircap moss, do. Each alternate generation has a different form and function. Dr Curt Stager and Martha Foley explore the biological oddity "alternation of generations."  Go to full article

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