Public health lecturer James Hamblin at Yale decided to go without showers — for five years!
Bacteria that conduct electricity with cables may be involved in everything from cleansing the oceans and enriching the soil to guarding our own teeth.
Certainly, in a context of global anxiety, this is a subject that needs to be approached with sensitivity and humility.
The dispute started when a review in Science proposed the 2012 article by Näsvall et al. as evidence against Mike Behe’s book Darwin Devolves.
A central problem for theories of unguided evolution has always been the challenge of building complex biological novelties.