Author: David Coppedge
ATP Synthase Gets Smarter
Two new papers reveal fine-tuning in the assembly of ATP synthase rotary motors and in its operation under ATP hydrolysis.
Zombie Science: Miller-Urey Experiment Is Back from the Dead, Barely
Scientifically speaking, the Miller experiment was a non-starter. Then when the atmosphere they used was called into question, the icon was doubly dead.
The Elephant Seal in the Room
You’ve heard about salmon, whales, and sea turtles. Now learn what the clumsy-looking elephant seal accomplishes navigation-wise.
Evolution Is Not Like Physics
A new theory of evolution extends Darwinian processes, making them into physical laws based on “learning theory.”
New Mode of Flight Found in Tiny Beetle
A millimeter-sized beetle flies efficiently with feathery wings and a beat mode not seen before. Did it evolve by natural selection?