Unraveling black widow silk

I no longer find it amazing how much of a basis evolution forms in various bits, pieces, and even chunks of research projects; it is expected.

When spiders are given drugs

…crazy things happen.

Most venomous spider in N. America

On Clair Patterson

Name not withstanding, Clair Patterson was an Iowa farm boy by origin. He also happened to do some of the most important work in geology since Charles Lyell.

But who has ever heard of Clair Patterson?

~Bill Bryson