Andreas Wagner: Genetic Regulation Drives Evolutionary Change
In a seemingly infinite hall of mirrors, monumental assertions are casually made and immediately followed by citations that simply do the same thing.
Computer Software Sheds Light on Human and Chimp DNA Similarity
Recently I had the opportunity to hear Discovery Institute’s Stephen Meyer provide an update on the progress and current state of the theory of intelligent design.
David Barash’s Shocking Suggestion
Continuity with our species does not provide any protection at all. This is because the evolutionary process cannot confer any value on humans — or any other species.
Monkeys Versus Dogs — More on Animal Intelligence
A biologist and lifelong pet owner recounts personal experiences with a long-tailed macaque.
Homo sapiens, or Pan sapiens?
A snarky proposal, among others aimed at deflating the idea of humankind’s exceptional place in nature, suggests that our species is really misnamed.