Following in Darwin’s footsteps, Dr. Nelson judges the islands to be, not the letdown he half-feared, but an awesome place.
Gutsy, bold, and precise in her scholarship, she saw Darwin’s theory as offering convenient “scientific” support for class-divided, untrammeled survival-of-the-fittest industrial competition.
The arrival of humans on the scene of life is impossible to explain through unguided evolution alone, says Dr. Geoffrey Simmons.
Dr. Simmons sees clues of design in the processes of reproduction, in development, and in the many complex events in the lungs and vascular system that make childbirth possible.
The cell was a black box to Darwin and his contemporaries. Today we can explore that black box like never before.