How Does the Crocodile Hold Its Breath So Long?
The actress Kate Winslet can hold her breath for seven and a quarter minutes. A crocodile, though, can hold his breath for hours.
In Breath-Holding, Kate Winslet and a Croc Are Champions
Kate Winslet, and other actors, for the sake of “the newest frontier in blockbuster moviemaking” are learning to hold their breath for several minutes.
Joana Xavier, Skepticism About Design, and a Fable About a Gray Parrot with an iPad
Xavier, of University College London, is a young origin-of-life researcher who has steadily pursued questions of central importance.
“Poor Design”? Actually, the Human Body Is Amazing; Here’s Why
If someone suggests that a coherent, interdependent system of systems arose by chance, they’ll need to back that up with a detailed engineering analysis.
Without Hemoglobin, How Do Icefish Survive the Cold? By Design
Icefish, aka the family Channichthydiae, survive at 0oC in the Southern Ocean by maintaining blood viscosity at the set point of 3.27 centipoise.