The difficulty of finding your way back home from a long distance is partly solved in a tiny ant’s brain.
Sometimes, civilization’s design breaks down, and we then see how complex, interdependent, and fragile the system really is.
In its youth the flat-fish is symmetrical with one eye on each side. However, as the body matures, one eye “begins to glide slowly round the head.”
Eric Cassell asks, “How did these complex programmed behaviors originate?” The question deserves a better answer than, “They evolved.”
So much about the congruence of anatomical and genetic similarity predicted by Darwin’s theory.