As biologist Scott Turner explains, the appearance is not false but very real, a fact from whose profound implications most scientists veil their eyes.
Bacteria that conduct electricity with cables may be involved in everything from cleansing the oceans and enriching the soil to guarding our own teeth.
Complex structures of thousands of species have been formed for the exclusive good of other species, annihilating Darwin’s theory on his own terms.
Biologist Ray Bohlin and physician Howard Glicksman discuss the body’s wondrous control systems for using water.
Without this ensemble of fitness in nature, there would be no wood, no fire, no metallurgy, no modern technology.