I’m reminded again that the Bradley Center’s Robert Marks, among many other distinctions, was born to podcast.
Perhaps it is awe-inspiring to evolutionary biologists to try to work a puzzle, trying to find how everything is connected by common ancestry.
The passionate focus on evolutionary relationships in biology papers tends to obscure awe at the wonders in life.
The evolution of life mimics the evolution of software or other human technology.
One of the central pillars of the standard evolutionary model is the belief that all living species evolved from a common ancestor through a gradually unfolding tree of life.