When left to their own devices, the laws of nature tend toward death, not life. So what does it take for life to exist?
Laufmann and Glicksman point to essential systems within systems within systems — irreducible complexity cubed, if you will.
“The systems that are required to make the human body work,” says Steve Laufmann, “are exactly the kinds of things that engineers design and build.”
We had no idea, but apparently a swarm of bees in May on an easily accessible branch is something to get excited about!
Today we are screening from the “Your Designed Body” series which explores the cascading problem of how oxygen is transported to the body’s trillions of cells.