Michigan State University biologist Richard Lenski and collaborators have just published a terrific new paper.
From time to time a storm arises in the virosphere and affects humans.
There is simply no way for any unguided, unintelligent account of the unfolding of life to avoid the bane of helpful degradative mutations.
Recently I was asked by several people whether I had ever responded to an old review of my book Darwin’s Black Box.
It’s important to remember that Darwinian factors are indeed real and can have important medical effects, but they only modify life around the edges.