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Evolutionary Battle Explains Why Fruit Spoils

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There’s a hidden war going on for your fruit. The apple snatchers and orange thieves aren’t what you might think, though. Humans and other fruit-loving species are locked in an ongoing evolutionary battle against the microbes that also want to feast. Now, researchers believe they have found out why competition between mammals and microbes is so fierce, and how it explains why fruit goes bad.
 
 

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