Bacteria can foresee and prepare for the future…

I know it is a bit off-topic, but I found it very interesting…

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/06/090617131400.htm

“…this showed us that there is a cost to advanced preparation, but that the benefits to the organism outweigh the costs in the right circumstances,’ says Pilpel. What are those circumstances? Based on the experimental evidence, the research team created a sort of cost/benefit model to predict the types of situations in which an organism could increase its chances of survival by evolving to anticipate future events.”

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One Response to “Bacteria can foresee and prepare for the future…”

  1. As far as I understand human beings adapt to the circumstances and evolve or change… interesting article tho…

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