Thanks to a unique cluster of properties, water is able to fulfill many roles essential to our living planet.
One of the claims Dennis Venema makes in his book is that the effective population size of our last common ancestor with chimps has never been fewer than 10,000.
The bump was originally discovered by the celebrated British sculptor Thomas Woolner, who informed Charles Darwin about it.
When ideologies reign, one of the first victims, invariably, is truth. The narrative is supreme, and it deforms how information is interpreted.
The science story itself is fascinating and to all appearances solid. How will they spin it?