Author: Paul Nelson
Troubles with the Tree of Life
Sixty years ago, philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn listed what he described as the “symptoms” of a research field undergoing destabilizing change.
Sara Walker and Her Crew Publish the Most Interesting Biology Paper of 2022 (So Far, Anyway)
Universal functional requirements, but without the identity of material components — sounds like design.
Prebiotic Muffins and an Air of Unreality
There is a cookbook being proposed for “prebiotic soup recipes” — that is, combinations of non-living chemicals plausibly present on the early Earth.
Plant Biologist: “Mutation Is Very Non-Random”
Many people I know in the ID community are strongly interested in rethinking mutation, understanding it as a designed or regulated process.
Richard Lewontin (1929-2021), Mensch
As I stood by the lab doorway, Lewontin — who was sitting right down front — looked back towards the door and caught my eye.