Shapeshifting to survive

CAP-DNA 1cgp ribAll organisms, from us to bacteria, need to adapt to survive. As I start to write this post, I have just had lunch and so I guess my blood sugar is probably peaking nicely. Some of this sugar will need to stored for later consumption, and doing this will involve flipping switches in my biochemistry to go from my pre-lunch state of burning food reserves to storing excess calories from my lunch.

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