Tag: Eric Anderson
Shall We Be Darwin’s Yes-Men?
Around 1970 Michael Denton was a young researcher at Kings College London, thinking about how mammalian red blood cells could become anucleate.
“Radical New Theory” on the Origin of Life?
Some recent work suggests it all happened at once in a sort of “chemical big bang.”
The Stairway to Life Is Really a Cliff
Many of the “stairway steps” that have to be mounted for chemistry to become biology must, very inconveniently, happen all at once.
Many “Miracles”: Navigation Arose Independently Across Diverse Animal Species
From sea turtles to the family dog, animals travel unerringly over long distances using geophysical cues. And it all evolved, independently, by chance! Believe that?
DNA as a Clue: How Intelligence Detects Information, and Creates It
Eric Anderson recommends an answer we can give to those who “dig their heels in” and disagree on what information is about.