Nickel is an essential element in the human body, but too much is toxic. Here’s another element our planet had to provide.
The 2023 Conference on Engineering in Living Systems, organized by the CSC’s Engineering Research Group, is set for June 1-3 in Denton, Texas.
Jumping genes used to be dismissed as junk DNA which in turn was held to be slam-dunk evidence for unguided evolutionary processes.
The highly valued optical properties of pearls come from sophisticated processes of biomineralization involving proteins and crystals.
We have even seen one professor declare the supposed personhood of peas. Now, it is insects’ turn at being anthropomorphized.