When disagreement leads to genuine dialogue, good things are bound to follow.
The only thing Fox’s theory of enzyme origins has going for it is that it came from Keith Fox.
Maybe he believes his goal of persuading non-scientists doesn’t call for the facts to be handled with the care his scientific colleagues expect.
As important as parenting is, it should be a temporary undertaking.
A colleague of mine — a former Darwinist who now sees life as designed — told me how he came to change his view several years ago.
People aren’t stupid. Science is a public enterprise, and public acceptance has always been its most significant seal of approval.
In August 2004 I received an email inquiry from plant biologist Art Hunt. He had written a draft for a blog piece reviewing a research article of mine.
The idea that it isn’t hard to stumble upon things that are good for something doesn’t explain the origin of exquisite things.
He says, "Recombination can do all the things that Axe thinks are impossible." Can it really? Please show me, Martin!
Biologists, unlike chemists or physicists, tend to think they are doing science when they name things.