Some of the earliest plants took root by growing up, not down
A window on ancient geoengineeringMao Hong/Xinhua/Alamy Live NewsBy Colin BarrasIt was one of the first examples of geoengineering: when plants began to colonise the land they stabilised sediments, generated soils and greened the planet. Now we have a window on the process, thanks to a spectacular rock formation in South China, showing some of the...
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its component fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers. That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark