biology

Resisting antibiotics

January 31, 2012

It’s cold and flu season again. People in office suites, restaurants, elevators, and theaters are coughing and hacking, and the germs are flying. When you or someone you care for is ailing, a fast-acting antibiotic seems desirable, despite the fact that we know antibiotics are clearly not always the answer. In fact, although antibiotics have […]

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Armin Moczek, Biology

January 6, 2012

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The turtle’s fortress-like shell. The soaring spiral of a narwhal’s tooth. The intricate pattern of a butterfly’s wing. At one time or another, you’ve surely wondered, Where did that come from?

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