Category Archives: Mysteries of Life

Mysteries of Life: I’ll be sticking with peppers

From 538 Significant Digits: 11 million years ago It was, if you can believe it, only 11 million years ago that tomatoes split away from peppers, evolutionarily speaking. But now, thanks to gene editing technology, scientists may be able to … Continue reading

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Mysteries of Life: (1) risky venture and (2) The Little House That Disappeared

From 538 Significant Digits: 921 miles Two men, Colin O’Brady of the U.S. and Louis Rudd of Britain, are simultaneously attempting to become the first person to cross the continent of Antarctica “alone, unsupported and without harnessing the wind.” As … Continue reading

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Mysteries of Life in Michelle Goldberg’s column

I love Michelle Goldberg and read everything she writes. So I read today’s piece in the Times –– “The Year Justice Caught Up With Trumpworld” — with understandable enthusiasm. But that’s not why I’ve linked you to this. Here’s why, … Continue reading

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