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The nautilus’s impressive memory has survived five mass extinctions
But one thing's for sure: This creature of the deep has an incredible memory.
Interactive Fractal Tree of Life Zooms In On Earth’s Entire Evolutionary History
A new interactive website shows a phylogenetic tree of everything, as zoomable as Google Earth.
Creating Crop Circles With Lasers and Microwaves
Or is the old-fashioned way still the best?
Tiny Fractal-Shaped Eye Implants Could Mimic Neurons, Allowing Blind Patients to See
Retinal implants can let blind people see, but to be truly effective, they should be adapted to the human eye’s...
Celebrating Benoit Mandelbrot, the Man Who Made Math Beautiful
As modern mathematicians go, few were better known or more celebrated than Benoit Mandelbrot. The father of fractals died late...
How Your Body Packs Two Meters of DNA Into a Six-Micron Cell Nucleus
I can’t seem to manage to keep my iPod in my bag for a day without creating an awful tangle...
Even though my Gmail spam filter seems to get smarter every day, my inbox is still occasionally graced with tempting...