Sunday, September 06, 2009

Same-Sex Reproduction FTW

I should be packing, but I have this nasty habit to read while sitting on the loo. While doing so, I came across this scientific discovery that the nasty fellow Candida Albicans* can reproduce by having male with male exchange of chromosomes (read about). Unfortunately this fellow is also quite ugly (see picture).

* A diploid fungus (a form of yeast) causing opportunistic oral and genital infections in humans

1 comment:

Mickle in NZ said...

Ooo, can report is not nice - we women can have a flare up just from antibiotices (and - as discovered in my teens, even before any sex).

Natural yoghurt is useful to Women. You'll have to work it all out for you.......

Gherkin flowers = really lovely flowers.

Be carefull in the Baltic - my Sister will be in Norway next weekend!!!!!!!. Then she heads to Iceland - as you do!

loving huggles and much care, Mickle and soundly asleep cat (yahooo!!!)