Thanks to a unique cluster of properties, water is able to fulfill many roles essential to our living planet.
The subject of Michael Denton’s new book — water — is ubiquitous, as indeed for living creatures it must be.
“[U]nder certain conditions, matter inexorably acquires the key physical attribute associated with life.” Oh, really, does it?
Popular articles on origin-of-life research often portray the field as constantly advancing and quickly converging on a purely materialistic explanation for the first cell.
“Nano” machines are impressive as technical achievements. Yet they are also exceedingly simple, “cute” but “useless.”
Doesn’t this beg a profound question? You could ask James Tour, or Michael Behe.
Taking aim at biologists who assume the matter of life from nonlife is well in hand, Tour sets out this way.
Shallit is a computer scientist at the University of Waterloo whom we’ve dealt with here on occasion before.
The suspicion that something was not letting nature take its usual course motivated the three winners.
Consider the parallels between Shechtman’s once-heretical science and the modern-day scorn directed at the ID movement.