In “Junk DNA,” Here Are Benefits of Seeking Function
You wouldn’t toss out all the punctuation in a book as “junk ABC” now, would you? Punctuation has a function.
The Supposed Bad Design of the Human Pharynx
The pharynx affords us the abilities to breathe and swallow, but it does much more. It affords the ability for speech, language, and singing.
Yes, a “Host of Machines” Are at Work in the Cell
Here are more cellular machines to dazzle us with their moving parts and functions.
Can Old Dogs Learn New Tricks? It Depends
Not much is known for sure about how dogs age. The Dog Aging Project aims to change that through systematic research programs.
Doctor’s Diary: On Designed Obsolescence
Dying actually begins at conception. From the moment of conception the directions for a person’s demise are passed on to every cell.