Is There Enough Phosphorus for Us?
The element phosphorus, on which life heavily depends for its codes and metabolic processes, is a limiting factor for complex beings on habitable planets.
Biology Helps Us Understand the Blessing of Grasses
Don’t walk on the grass, that “often undervalued” form of life, without looking down. It’s amazing down there.
Recognizing Providence in the History of Life Is a Hint About Our Own Lives
Any of us can point to certain pivotal events in our past that need not have occurred, but did.
Foresight in the Biosphere: Lowly Organisms Help Rescue the Planet from Pollution
Need technology to fight the effects of technology? Look instead to living things that already have solutions.
Meet Samuel Haughton, Darwin’s First Scientific Critic
Darwin reports Haughton’s verdict as having been that “all that was new in there was false, and what was true was old.”