The subject of Michael Denton’s new book — water — is ubiquitous, as indeed for living creatures it must be.
He shows how water’s properties are interrelated for the apparent purpose of allowing complex life to exist on our planet.
“Warm little ponds,” in Darwin’s quaint expression, are actually very hostile environments for generating nucleotides.
Finely tuned and exquisitely engineered, this system gave our ancestors enough oxygen not only to stay alive but to thrive in the face of a hostile environment.
Cardio-pulmonary arrest offers a window on the human body’s intelligent design.