Its unique properties allow it to fill many roles throughout the biological world, from forming the matrix of our cells, to regulating the temperature of our planet.
We reported here the other day that distinguished German paleontologist Günter Bechly was erased by Wikipedia.
How often have we heard the stale line about how science adores fresh thinking that topples past idols?
The idea that continents drift is now taken for granted, but it wasn’t always.
Archiving music in DNA for future generations sounds promising, as long as the playback directions are not forgotten.