The sapphire waves of Colombia's Caribbean coast have been overtaken by a brown, sprawling menace: sargassum seaweed. But scientists have turned this marine invader into a boon, creating the world's first paper made from 80% sargassum.
Imagine a world where human organs could be stored for extended periods without decay, ready for transplantation when needed. This could soon be a reality thanks to the discovery of a 45,000-year-old worm in Siberia, a marvel of nature that survived by entering a state of “suspended animation.”
UNAM's study unveils a game-changing strategy: Let Agave tequilana flower and seed to bolster its defense against diseases. Bats, nature's unsuspecting allies, journey vast distances, pollinating agaves, and emphasizing the irreplaceable power of biodiversity.