The vast gap between humans and animals, much as our culture and our science deny it, is underlined once again by this terrible story.
Obviously, the ideal would be if institutions like the University of Pennsylvania, Ball State (Hedin), the University of Kentucky (Gaskell) and the rest sought enlightenment unsparingly.
In long-lost vials of spark-discharge gunk, disciples of Stanley Miller found more amino acids and ran to the press.
He received a wound, I assume from the second one that leaps at him. But don’t worry.
Here is an important opportunity for you to make a difference in the fight for academic freedom.
Every ten years or so the biological apple cart is upset, and a long-established "fact" is proven to be wrong.
The book, it seems to me, has the potential of striking at the heart of the debate over materialism in a way that even arguments about Darwinian evolution, for example, do not.
In light of modern information theory, it is matter, not mind, that may be the "myth."
“Is it appropriate for a state-funded museum to join forces with organizations such as the Humanist Society and the Freedom from Religion group to promote an anti-religious agenda?”
The lipids (fats) that comprise the cell membrane and organelle membranes are finely tuned to their function, built by elaborate machines, and assisted by a host of other molecules.