Photographer Radu Zaciu creates surreal still life images by placing light bulbs inside fruits and vegetables.
A research team confirms the presence of key algal genes on the chromosome of the emerald sea slug.
A living organism uses quantum effects to optimize photosynthesis.
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Complicated love on the rocks, sand, and shoreline of ancient lakes made early life interesting.