Discovery, wonder, learning, exploration: That’s what we want young people to experience in science class.
“Synteny refers to how well chromosomal sequences from different species align with one another.”
Rude remarks and hurt feelings at a holiday party may seem a trivial matter. Yet this vignette is very telling.
In addition to questions of science, debates over Darwinian theory raise a number of thorny philosophical, ethical, and theological issues.
What is it that we are most sure of? It’s a fundamental question, the object of philosophical analysis for millennia.