from the world's big
Scarcely noticed in the Eden story, there lurk fruitful scientific ideas about why biology generated morality.
Does life work like our technology? Is life under the hood just like a car sporting souped-up complexity?
Humans are not the most murderous creature on this planet. A recent study has laid out the rates of death and found meerkats to be the most lethal.
Our picture of life is going through a major shift. Ed Yong's book I Contain Multitudes reveals that a genome generally doesn’t contain all the genes an organism needs. Symbiosis isn’t rare, it's the rule. And we're just the icing on life's vast microbial cake.