Often, pieces of feces have a clearly-defined shape and size — both length and width (that is, cross-sectional diameter, or caliber). But that width seems to vary quite a bit, even among pieces ...
How is the appropriately-stratified gut microbiome acquired in organisms performing horizontal transmission?
I am studying horizontal transmission of primary symbionts in insect reproduction. This reminded me of an earlier question I had asked, in which I learned that humans analogously acquired their ...