It turned out last week that scientists have been wrong for 350 years about how sperm swim.
From sea turtles to the family dog, animals travel unerringly over long distances using geophysical cues. And it all evolved, independently, by chance! Believe that?
“Darwin’s mechanism is dominated by ‘Poison-Pill’ mutations: positively-selected, loss-of-function mutation.” It “squanders genetic information for short-term gain.”
I’m convinced that some positive things will come out of this experience of nationwide shutdown.
Scientists in London filled a flight tunnel with thousands of tiny soap bubbles to reveal the motions of air as the owl flies through them.