Category: Biology

The Future of Language


“It is by a complementary shift of attention that one may suddenly come to hear the familiar song of a blackbird or a thrush in a surprisingly new manner—not just as a pleasant melody repeated mechanically, but as active, meaningful…

Microscopic Opera


Biologist Mathijs Munnik is interested in organizing the world’s first microscopic opera. He is trying to get c-elegans – tiny worm-like microorganisms – to perform an experimental opera, in which the creatures control sound through specially designed software. A USB microscope will capture…