Author: David Coppedge
Brother, Can You Spare a Nickel? It’s Essential for Life, and Likely an Indicator of Intelligent Design
Nickel is an essential element in the human body, but too much is toxic. Here’s another element our planet had to provide.
The Phosphorus Cycle: Cause or Effect?
Phosphorus, oxygen, and microbes cooperate in a delicate balance that sustains our productive biosphere. How did they come to interact?
Epigenetic Biotimer Revealed in Flowers
What goes into getting a flower to develop on a stem is mind-boggling, reports a Darwin-free paper.
Cellulose Doesn’t Just Happen
The most abundant biopolymer on Earth requires a host of machines, genes, proteins, and accessories.
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.