A millimeter-sized beetle flies efficiently with feathery wings and a beat mode not seen before. Did it evolve by natural selection?
They appear in the early Cambrian fossil record: the first examples of the most diverse phylum on earth. Who knew their skills would become the envy of human engineers?
Erika DeBenedictis’s statement that “organisms are absolutely the most sophisticated machines we know of” is supported by overwhelming evidence.
How do you get a 3-D shape from a linear code? That is the puzzle of morphogenesis.
Take a moment to consider the impact of labor on the development of evolutionary theory.