A type of caterpillar which defends itself by regurgitating on its predators is less likely to do so when in groups than when alone, a new study by researchers from the University of Bristol and the University of Liverpool has found.Such reluctance is sufficient to cancel out the benefits of being in a group.
The Mad Hatter: "Have I gone mad?"
Alice: "I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers.But I'll tell you a secret: all the best people are."
Posted 09 April 2012 - 06:47 PM
Yeah I don't like puking in front of others either. That's why I rarely drink and have never been drunk.
'A phantom,' said my Uncle Mycroft, who had just materialised, 'is essentially a heteromorphic wave pattern that gains solidity when the apparition converts thermal energy from the surroundings to visible light. It's a fascinating process and I'm amazed no one has thought of harnessing it - a holographic TV that could operate from the heat given off by an average-size guinea pig.' ~ First Among Sequels, Jasper Fforde