Model Cell Visualized as a Compact Factory
Capturing the interior parts of a cell in their complex relationships took a lot of work, but some researchers have set a new high bar for biophysical imaging.
Balance: Bipeds Need It; Where Did It Come From?
“The calyx appeared,” says Dr. Rob Raphael. A more magical explanation could hardly be fabricated.
How the Earth Operates Supply Chains for Life
It’s no help having essential elements in the Earth’s crust if they can’t get to the organisms that need them.
Intelligent Design in Animal Self-Location and Navigation
A question is whether such mechanisms exist in more ancient brain regions of other animals. A new study has identified a self-location mechanism in zebrafish.
How Frogs and Fish “Count”
We’re beginning to find out more about how animals that don’t really “think” much can keep track of numbers, when needed.