The atomic element boron is essential for life, but how do you get it from stars to plants and animals?
The exploding pods of the popping cress send the plant’s seeds flying in all directions, as far as a meter from the parent.
Elemental zinc pulls together multiple themes that biologist Michael Denton writes about in his new book.
The extraordinary ensembles of natural environmental fitness described in my book are thoroughly documented scientific facts.
Long suspected to be biological in origin, desert varnish is confirmed to be the product of light-gathering microbes that concentrate manganese as sunscreen.