This year, the Eureka Prize for Science Photography went to an image created with a scanning electron microscope. CSIRO scientist Mark Talbot captured a wheat bud, revealing stunning detail.
There is a salad I make that requires grated carrots. As I grated into my finger, it lead me to wonder about the healing processes in the skin.
Scientists favour particular animals, insects or bacteria over others when it comes to experimental research. They do the same with plants.
18th century miners worked in pitch dark caverns. To remedy that, they relied on a natural phenomenon known as bioluminescence. It also involved fish.