Dr. Wells dissects some recent hype over Darwin’s finches, an icon of evolution that just won’t stay buried.
It is an interesting finding, but as Wells explains, it is far from the first problem discovered with the experiment, nor the most serious one.
Future scientists are taught to interpret the world through a rigid conceptual grid.
I will begin with an example from embryology, then turn to metabolism, and finish with the breadth of chemical space covered by the natural amino acids.
How could the authors suddenly do this? Some of the following points may be considered.