Irreducible Complexity Defeated? Behe on Ken Miller’s Mousetrap Tie-Clip
At a conference, says Miller, “I removed two parts from a mousetrap (leaving just the base, spring, and hammer), and used that 3-part device as a functional tie-clip.”
Talking Animals and Human Exceptionalism
Whether in Warner Bros. cartoons, old jokes, or on Twitter, a good deal of humor has been derived from supposing that animals could talk.
News for the Birds — Smart, Gymnastic, Flute-Playing, Surviving
Is it reasonable that two populations would independently hit on an adaptation by chance?
This Is Science — Dog Study Confirms What Everyone Already Knew
In contrast with apes, it’s a tougher sell to say that dogs share an ability to communicate with us because of being close evolutionary cousins.
Why Does This Evolutionary Biologist Want to Euthanize Handicapped Babies?
Jerry Coyne argues, astonishingly, that the vulnerability of handicapped children justifies killing them.