Tag: Biological Reviews
A Remarkably Candid Statement About an Unsolved Evolutionary Puzzle
According to current systematic theory, everyone reading this right now belongs to the taxonomic category Deuterostomia.
Revising the Linnaean System: Where to Locate Viruses? And the Problem with Mitochondria
The venue for a remarkable call for government censorship of science was a peer-reviewed biology journal.
Phylogenetic Conflict Is Common and the “Hierarchy” Is Far from “Perfect”
It’s simply false for Dawkins to claim that when you compare genes of different animals, they “fall on a perfectly hierarchy — a perfect family tree.”
On the “Sisyphean Evolution of Darwin’s Finches”
Scientific data are followed by the myth: “Finch beak morphology observed on the Galápagos Islands was used by Darwin to formulate his theory of evolution.”