“Science is a game with one defining rule,” writes UCLA biochemist Richard E. Dickerson.
The whole earth relies on the abilities of insects, and they are well equipped for the beneficial functions they perform.
The “experts” who swoop in to assure schools that their textbooks are in no need of fixing present a psychological puzzle.
Protein chemist Doug Axe responds in characteristically incisive fashion to a typical silly instance of science reporting.
The whole point of “fitness,” in an evolutionary context, is reproduction. One has higher “fitness” if one can have more offspring.