TED2019: Octopus Skin Could be Model for Camouflage Clothing | Business Insider

April 18th, 2019 @

By Aria Bendix If scientist Roger Hanlon seems a little obsessed with octopuses, it’s because he’s been studying them for the past decade — and he thinks they could hold a key to advancements in fashion, cosmetics, and even medicine. For years, Hanlon and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago’s Marine Biological […]

Understanding Regeneration at Different Scales | eLife

April 12th, 2019 @

By Kate MacCord and Jane Maienschein MBL McDonnell Initiative and Arizona State University Regeneration occurs at many different levels in nature, from individual organisms (notably earthworms and hydra), through communities of microbes, to ecosystems such as forests. … At each of these levels we see evidence for a built-in regenerative process that attempts to maintain […]