Spiders are another of nature’s master engineers. About half of known spider species (order Araneae) construct webs made of silk.
Xenobots are artificially interconnected biological tissues whose arrangements are determined by some algorithm.
Scientists have been trying for decades to get monomers to link up into biopolymers under “prebiotically plausible conditions.”
How can a trigonometric mathematical computation be programmed into the brain of an ant through a neo-Darwinian process of genetic mutation and natural selection?
New this year is Wondrous Water, a calendar featuring gorgeous water photography.