For emperor penguins and other animals,
being able to hold their breath the longest could be in the blood
Gemstones made in the lab could improve your cell phone or catch nasty bacteria in your water.
Wally Gilbert is interested in just about everything. He began by studying physics and then switched to biology, eventually winning an Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award in 1979 and then a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1980.
Why do dung beetles have horns? Biologists sniff out some answers.