The authors of a recent paper discuss their results in terms of the origin of multicellularity on earth.
No religious believer, evolutionary theory’s co-discoverer came to argue in terms remarkably similar to arguments made today by intelligent-design theorists. Or did he?
In Wallace’s science there is no supernatural. There is only the natural and unexplained phenomenon yet to be incorporated into the natural sciences.
Earlier this month, Nature looked ahead at “five experiments as hard as finding the Higgs.” Two of them have relevance to the debate between naturalistic evolution and intelligent design.
Wallace would break from Darwin in 1869 and develop a theory of intelligent evolution that in many ways presaged modern intelligent design theory.