Don’t walk on the grass, that “often undervalued” form of life, without looking down. It’s amazing down there.
Transposable elements modify gene regulation in maize to confer drought tolerance, alter flowering time, and enable plants to grow in toxic aluminum soils.
As technology mimics nature, at what point might future investigators be unsure about natural versus intelligent causes?
Plants make food for everyone else, but they couldn’t do it without a lot of help from their microbial friends.
Since 2007, Hunt has been claiming to have refuted Michael Behe’s thesis that irreducible complexity cannot arise by mindless evolutionary processes.