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Photograph of English Ivy (Hedera helix) growing on a red brick wall. The photo was taken in the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, by Derek L. Ramsey.

Ivy makes nanoparticles

... or disks, hundreds of micrometres long.  And as Charles Darwin first reported in 1876 in his monograph Movements and ... and how it helps ivy to climb, has remained unclear since Darwin's time.  Mingjun Zhang of the University of Tennessee ...

Stanley Miller, 1999

Recreating life on Earth

... to create proteins.  This, he said, strongly argued that "Darwin's warm little pond" from which life sprang 4 billion ...

Michael Faraday in his lab, by Harriet Moore

Evolution seen on a laboratory bench

... more efficient.  This is the central tenet of Darwin's theory of natural selection, or survival of the ...

NMR structure of the central region of the human GluR-B R/G pre-mRNA, from the protein data bank ID 1ysv

Chemists cook up recipe for life

... simple way to make the other two bases. "Then we've got Darwin's little pond," says Sutherland.  Regardless of ...