A New Look at Natural Selection
If you are a pine tree, you need to have antifreeze in your needles if you are rooted beyond certain latitudes or elevations.
By Design: Storytelling Reveals Human Exceptionalism
That humans enjoy being made to wait seems to have been deliberately built into us. It’s unique in nature, an intelligent design.
New Engineering Ideas from Biology
The 2023 Conference on Engineering in Living Systems, organized by the CSC’s Engineering Research Group, is set for June 1-3 in Denton, Texas.
Can a Dog Be Bred to Be as Smart as a Human?
An enterprising electrical engineer, Payton Pearson, thinks it can be done. There are reasons for doubt.
MicroRNAs: A New Clue About Octopus Intelligence?
While octopus brains are very different from vertebrate brains, they share with vertebrates, a huge number of microRNAs.