It’s intriguing that life as we know it depends on a seemingly un-natural distribution of minerals.
Glacial meltwater performs unexpected and surprising roles that benefit life on earth.
Walnut shells are found to create 3-D puzzles with tissues that even toothy squirrels can’t easily crack.
Can we explain human technology merely by supernova explosions and blind chance? In rare earth elements, we find hints of a better explanation.
The “selectivity filters” in membrane channels of living cells are able to discriminate between very similar molecules or atoms using complex mechanisms.