Before we have shown how impossible it is to define species and draw borders between them. Now it is time to give detailed answers to some questions that our reader might have: Q: I thought that species is a group of organisms capable of interbreeding. Hence the borders between the species can be defined between […]
Long before biology was established as a science people have segregated biodiversity into “species”, “kinds”, “varieties”, “races” – whatever. The idea that there are natural groups within biodiversity unified by common traits has developed by itself. People actually wanted such groups: It’s functional. If there are kinds of “bears” and “deers”, it’s easier to coordinate […]
Today we will discuss the phenomenon of life from the most unusual perspective. We gonna count it!