Over at the Origins blog on Science‘s web site, I take a look at what means to have sex–especially if you happen to be bacteria. Check it out.
That’s very “sexy” isn’t it Carl?
I find sea horses very interesting because they’re, well, the only species in which the male carries the young, right? Do you know any others?
unless you consider all the kinds of fish where the male protects the eggs or fry either in their mouth or in a nest
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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The Loom. He is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.