The latest set of cartoons…

Today’s topics:  A viral attack, deviant plants and more synaptic dialogues…

Evolution continues to tinker with the plant world, producing variants that sometimes don’t work out…

2. SUNFLOWERS get their name from the way their heads track a luminous orb through the sky…


3. Bizarre forms of the Venus fly trap

4.  More synaptic dialogues

As usual, free for use by citing copyright 2018 by Russ Hodge,

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I am a science writer at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, author of fiction and popular science books, an artist, and a professional musician who performs on the viola da gamba and Medieval and Renaissance stringed instruments. I edit manuscripts of all types and teach the full range of scientific communication skills. I am doing theoretical work in this subject - see for example

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