Seriously, there are 250 native species of bee found in New York City, though the sweat bee is surely one of the few that is there “just for the people, they’re the salt of the Earth. “
“The advancement of the arts, from year to year, taxes our credulity and seems to presage the arrival of that period when human improvement must end.” Patent Office Commissioner Henry Ellsworth, 1843 “It’s not so clear that there will be any more revolutions in physics.” Ian Hacking, 2012 Do our readers know of more examples […]
It will be helpful to have a standard succinct but thorough description of the cell that incorporates references to as much of its marvelous technology as possible. Here’s an example from a recent post by KF: “nanotech, informational polymer based digital code using information system constituting a metabolising, von Neumann self-replicator automaton” The contest is […]
It’s true that some birds do look that way sometimes, but if convergent evolution teaches us anything, it is that appearances deceive.
“Meaning is as fundamental to psychology as genes are to biology.”