Penicillium chrysogenum, the source of penicillin (? is it not penicillium notatum). Image from Discover Magazine. It never fails to amaze me that much of what we call design or art is simply a reflection of the natural world.
Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean -- and shocking stats about its rapid decline -- as she makes her TED Prize wish: that we will join her in protecting the vital blue heart of the planet.