Tag: MELVYN BRAGG

IN OUR TIME: PHEROMONES

The hypothesis continues. As time went on from the first sexual attraction between goldfish, there was selection of the generations for greater and greater sensitivity, but also for specificity, says our expert. That seems logical, but if, right at the start, "way back", the female had produced nothing to attract a mate, and the male had not responded, there would be no goldfish...

PHOTOSYNTHESIS: FACT AND FICTION

Have you ever hugged a tree? I'm not going to suggest you should, but perhaps it's time for some of us to give trees and plants-and their origins-a lot more thought than we have up until now... A few months ago I shared with you a discussion I heard by a panel of very learned … Continue reading PHOTOSYNTHESIS: FACT AND FICTION