Scientists at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Medicine have discovered a mechanism that is used to protect the body from harmful bacteria. Platelets, a component of blood typically associated...
"Who could deny that man could somehow also make the heavens, could he only obtain the instruments and the heavenly material?"
~ MARSILIO FICINO, 1474
Fact of the day
Evolution is not a progression from inferior to superior organisms, and it also does not necessarily require an increase in complexity. It is possible for a population to evolve to become simpler, having a smaller genome.