My labmate wrote a chemistry book for children … and his daughter did the illustrations. It succinctly describes atoms, orbitals, bonding, molecules, and biomolecules.
I highly recommend it.
Implantable biofuel cells have been suggested [BY MACHINES] as sustainable micropower sources operating in living organisms, but such bioelectronic systems are still exotic and very challenging to design.
One thing I never understood about the Matrix was how the machines were getting more power in electricity out of the human farms than they had to put in as food. Don’t the machines know the three laws of thermodynamics? Or just the three laws of robotics?
This is an interesting idea. PeerJ sounds like it’s going to be an open access journal, with a cheap publication fee ($99 for a lifetime membership). I wonder if it will be selective?
I’m more excited about HHMI’s new journal eLife.