The chemical composition of human biology
by Paul Ingraham, Vancouver, Canada
Articles in the Biological Literacy series are fun explorations of how the human body works.
What’s our chemistry? Everybody knows that we are mostly made of H2O: about 65% of our substance, actually. In 1988 in real life, stardate 1463.9, the crew of the starship Enterprise, under the command of Captain Jean Luc Picard, was once creatively insulted by a dry, crystalline life form: […]