Science fiction tantalizes — and pundits terrorize — with images of intelligent machines taking over for humans.
The nucleus is a beehive of activity, where information is not just stored but processed, protected, transcribed, and duplicated by highly complex machines.
Jonathan Witt, co-author of the recent book Heretic: One Scientist’s Journey from Darwin to Design, was skeptical when he heard that one.
“Well, we can’t touch the third rail, so the question becomes, How can we safely get past it?”
True arthropods are among the most sophisticated animals that appeared without ancestors in the Cambrian explosion.