Nickel is an essential element in the human body, but too much is toxic. Here’s another element our planet had to provide.
Three main things must occur for the young salmon, called a smolt, to prepare for life in the salty ocean.
It’s intriguing that life as we know it depends on a seemingly un-natural distribution of minerals.
Need technology to fight the effects of technology? Look instead to living things that already have solutions.
To complete the argument for prior fitness of the elements for our Privileged Species, we must deal with the availability of another essential element.