Seemingly Useless Science

Without asking research questions for no apparent gain, how can we move society forward past our current ability to imagine what’s possible?

The closer we look at non human behavior, the more universal similarities emerge.

Examples of papers: spider silk studies, communication between trees, Insects using tools, plankton reproduction, Insect displays of happiness, Unexpected intelligence in ant colonies

Most of these papers end up hinting at potential real world applications. (Another great way to find some of these gems is to look at old research from the 70’s…. 🙂