Tag: Craig Venter
Origin of Life: Top Three Problems with Protocells
Protocells place origin-of-life researchers in an awkward position: relying upon an imaginary entity to sustain their belief that only matter and energy exist.
Do Statistics Prove Common Ancestry?
Consider a scenario where there are three German Shepherds: a mother, her son, and a third that is a genetically engineered clone of the son.
Francis Collins’s The Language of God 15 Years On
Collins refers to the “backward wiring” of the vertebrate eye, characterizing it as flawed from an engineering perspective.
Blurring the Line Between Natural and Artificial
As technology mimics nature, at what point might future investigators be unsure about natural versus intelligent causes?
DNA of Things: Embedding Machines with Replication Data
In 1901, divers brought up from an ancient shipwreck the first part of the Antikythera mechanism made by Greek inventors.