Following the publication of Darwin’s Black Box, web-savvy fans of natural selection set up extensive, sophisticated sites to dispute the book.
Some reviewers of Darwin’s Black Box raised philosophical objections. I will discuss several of these.
The following was published in the New York Times on October 29, 1996.
For more than 25 years, Lenski’s lab has grown a dozen lines of the bacterium E. coli in small culture flasks.
Suppose your otherwise pleasant colleague suddenly starts ranting about Area 51. You back away slowly, smiling an uneasy smile.