A Problem for Evolution Grows Worse: Brochosome Proteins Encoded By Orphan Genes
Brochosomes are intricate, symmetric, secretory granules forming super-oily coatings on the integuments of leafhoppers.
Eggshell’s Remarkable Design — A Tribute to Mindless Evolution?
The key lies in a triple-layered structure and a protein called osteopontin.
“Optimism” and a Lonely Planet
Adam Frank (University of Rochester) interviewed fellow astrophysicist Avi Loeb (Harvard) about the future possibility of detecting “techno-signatures” from space.
What Your Biology Teacher Didn’t Tell You
Here are unauthorized answers to questions posed by Jerry Coyne’s blog.
Less Pseudo, More Science, Please
Cardiff University philosopher Orestis Palermos was at the center of a stir last week for a claim he made in an online lecture.