Professor of Virology at the University of Grenoble Emmanuel Drouet talks about the new picture scientists are getting about the role and nature of viruses. Some viruses are seen to have important functions within the cell; in others the virus genome is integrated into the host’s chromosome which may after many generations evolve properties essential for its survival.
We can now hear one of the largest and most ancient living organisms on Earth whisper with the tremble of a million leaves echoing through its roots.
A single beech tree can live for 400 years and produce 1.8 million beechnuts. How could they do this alone?
The complex behaviors may have a shared evolutionary origin
Queer Ecology seeks to disrupt heteronormative projections onto nature... It is ubiquitous from flowers to insects to fungi.
explore psychedelics and their therapeutic uses in two entertaining and informative talks from SAND 18 and 19
A talk from SAND 15 exploring the brain, perception, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, panpsychism, and more.
Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths.
This groundbreaking book is an invitation to the public, to citizen scientists, and to professional scientists to reject the materialistic worldview of modern science
A controversial theory claims the reason butterflies and their caterpillars look so dissimilar is down to hybridogenesis
For many people, psychedelic drugs are intimately connected to the 1960s American counterculture, with…
We are all fascinated by the mystery of metamorphosis. The caterpillar and the butterfly share nothing in common, and yet they are one and the same life.
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