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.
The body uses the heart to pump blood throughout the cardiovascular system so its cells can get what they need.
For the body to survive, the system that controls potassium must inherently “know” what is needed and do it naturally.
Chance and the laws of nature result in debility and death, not functional ability and life.