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Cooperation, conflict, and experimental evolution in social amoebae
Cooperation and cheater control have helped shape life as we know it, but there is still much to learn. A eukaryote microbial model organism, like Dictyostelium discoideum , is an excellent system for advancing our ...
Evolutionary costs and benefits of a newly discovered symbiosis between the social amoeba Dictyostelium and bacteria
Recent work has shown that microorganisms are surprisingly like animals in having sophisticated behaviours such as cooperation, communication, and recognition, as well as many kinds of symbioses. Here we show first that ...