Darwin’s ideas have become a flashpoint in the culture, so any discussion of the science can easily become highly polarized and politicized.
Environmental scientists warn frequently that the world is drowning in plastic. Here is some unexpected good news.
Even tissues have to deal with the dead, and like everything else they do, they excel at it. The number of players involved in cell death is truly astonishing.
Considering several recent papers shows that eliminating evolutionary words and concepts simplifies and improves scientific explanations.
The lesson from Chernobyl is this: radiation kills, but life comes prepared to defend itself.