Tag: Craig Venter
New Science Uprising Episode: “Programming Without a Programmer”?
To evolve a protein, Douglas Axe draws a comparison to seeking out — blindfolded! — a particular atom secreted away somewhere in the Milky Way.
On Fantasy in Modern Science
An attribute of a good sci-fi story is that it should open new vistas for the imagination while, at the same time, not requiring the reader to put up with the preposterous.
In a TED Talk, Here’s the Question You May Not Ask
Riccardo Sabatini is charming. He has the TED style down (who teaches them all to talk that way?), and he deploys some memorable images.
ID’s Top Six — The Origin of Irreducibly Complex Molecular Machines
There is no known cause, other than intelligent design, that can produce machine-like structures with multiple interacting parts.
On the Astonishing Improbability of Protein Families
The ability to produce statistically significant levels of functional information is a unique attribute of intelligent minds.