Genomics has come a long way since the central dogma and junk DNA. If you expect to find reasons for things, you often do find them.
Spontaneous natural processes always tend toward states of greater entropy, lower energy, or both.
Unlike Darwin, Owen believed that evolution was guided by teleology or purpose, and he saw humans as different from animals not only in degree but in kind.
Many scientists and professors who are outside boutique origin-of- life circles have been led astray by researchers’ claims and the subsequent press.
Ikaria wariootia is just another problematic Ediacaran fossil that could be anything from inorganic artifact to protozoan to cnidarian and yes, maybe a bilaterian worm.