It’s intriguing that life as we know it depends on a seemingly un-natural distribution of minerals.
Don’t walk on the grass, that “often undervalued” form of life, without looking down. It’s amazing down there.
The atomic element boron is essential for life, but how do you get it from stars to plants and animals?
Glacial meltwater performs unexpected and surprising roles that benefit life on earth.
A gold rush makes sense. But a copper rush? Not so much. And yet, perhaps there is more to gold than aesthetics.