Tag: BBC News
Getting to the Roots of Design
Plants make food for everyone else, but they couldn’t do it without a lot of help from their microbial friends.
Small Wonders: Design in Tiny Creatures
Miniature designs often require more foresight and delicate engineering than large designs. Examples are abundant in the living world.
Worming Evolution into the Cambrian Explosion
A new fossil worm from the closing days of the Ediacaran is being celebrated as a missing link that demonstrates a gradual Cambrian diversification, not an explosion.
With an Assist from Nature, DNA Travels the Globe
Life makes its way around the world using nonliving transportation systems, seeding the world with complex specified information.
Biomimetics: Efficient Lights and a Lesson from Fireflies
A simple trick used by fireflies turned out to dramatically increase the light output of a test bulb designed by Belgian physicist Jean-Pol Vigneron.