The Human Body as a Biomimetic Inspiration
As symbols of the perfection of human form, one might consider the Venus de Milo or Michelangelo’s David. But those don’t show the insides.
Book Excerpt: The Big Bang and the Fine-Tuned Universe
What can we infer about the cause of the universe, about what brought it into being?
The “Surprisingly Consistent” Answer to the Question: Are We Alone in the Universe?
The firm belief in extraterrestrial life — a belief nearly universal in the scientific community — is an act of faith.
Molybdenum Is Stored in Cells by a Powered Piercing Machine
The metal element 42, molybdenum, is needed in the body in extremely small but vital amounts for enzymes to work properly.
With an Assist from Nature, DNA Travels the Globe
Life makes its way around the world using nonliving transportation systems, seeding the world with complex specified information.