The sociobiology dilemma

Sociality is a very prominent feature of animal groups and even some microbes.  Myxococcus xanthus, a one-celled bacterium, collects in numbers and forms a plant-like structure, in the absence of food. They then form spores that can withstand the deprivation and germinate when the conditions are favourable again. Honeybees are the epitome of sociality. Heading … Continue reading The sociobiology dilemma