I asked the gardener how come, after all these years, the soil in my geranium pots is at roughly the same level.
Is there something adaptive to the enjoyment of colors in such a wild mix; and in our enjoying it at one particular time of the year?
Without this ensemble of fitness in nature, there would be no wood, no fire, no metallurgy, no modern technology.
Clearly, unless water can be drawn several meters up the conduits in their tree trunks, large woody trees would be impossible.
The adhesive properties of gecko toe pads, based on atomic van der Waals attraction, have been understood for years now.