In a seemingly infinite hall of mirrors, monumental assertions are casually made and immediately followed by citations that simply do the same thing.
“The bombardier beetle’s ancestors simply pressed into different service chemicals that already happened to be lying around. That’s often how evolution works.”
The Drake equation is simply the product of a set of factors, estimating the number of active, technologically advanced, communicating civilizations in our galaxy.
Brochosomes are intricate, symmetric, secretory granules forming super-oily coatings on the integuments of leafhoppers.
Here are unauthorized answers to questions posed by Jerry Coyne’s blog.