It’s wonderful to remember mentors who helped shaped us, often in ways that might have surprised the influential person if he’d known about it beforehand.
Eric Anderson explores the challenges of building a self-replicating 3-D printer, and the light this sheds on the origin-of-life community’s search for their Holy Grail.
Scientists should have “stayed in their lane,” giving policymakers the information that science can provide about a potential pandemic, and left the political calculations alone.
Dr. Egnor draws upon Aristotle to argue that mutations and other random events only occur, and have their meaning, against a backdrop of purpose and design.
One might object that if our immune system were intelligently designed, it would be utterly immune to all pathogens.