The tiny fruit fly has been beloved by developmental biologists for more than a century. Turing patterns may yet explain its shape.
Where do a zebra’s stripes, a leopard’s spots, and our fingers come from? The key was found years ago—by the man who cracked the Enigma code.
The notion that aging is a natural, inevitable part of life is so fixed in our culture that we rarely question it. But biologists have been questioning it for a long time.
How do I explain an existence dominated by the bleakest, darkest moods? And do I even want to?