Cicadas and dragonflies use an exquisitely engineered “bed of nails” on their wings to disarm and neutralize bacteria.
Biologist Robert Waltzer briefly details the engineering wonder that permits oxygen to be carried by the blood.
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The most spectacular example of an engineered living system is the human body, toward the invention of which the whole cosmos appears to have been very carefully aimed.