In labs around the world, scientists are fascinated by living designs. Here are just a few examples of what is being reported on a weekly basis.
It takes foresight to make complex tools and procedures that can restore the functions of other tools. A blind process can only see the immediate present.
The ingenious inventions found in insects summon us to ask: How did these small organisms get them?
Long shunned for their bites and toxins, arachnids are gaining respect for biomimetic inspiration.
Genomics has come a long way since the central dogma and junk DNA. If you expect to find reasons for things, you often do find them.