Wonders of the Living World

Curiosity, awe, and the meaning of life

Articles

Explore this collection of short articles on the topics covered in Wonders of the Living World. Each one either leads into, builds - or reflects - on some of the content of the book, and is written by a member of the project or a scientist we know.

Note: Each author has expressed her or his own views and experiences, and does not necessarily represent the views of The Faraday institute.

Guest Post: Artistic Molecules

This week as I was demonstrating “Messy Church Does Science”, I extracted someone’s DNA using salt water, washing-up…

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Why We Need Disorder: A physicist’s perspective on the living world

Cropped from From Chaos to Order By Sebastien Wiertz. Flickr. (CC BY 2.0) The Genesis creation story may…

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Guest Post: Wonders of the Cell

Leaf cross-section © K Szkurlatowski, freeimages.com Most scientists get excited when talking about science in general. But they…

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