I’m trying to think of a book that provoked as much discussion and debate — before it is even published.
In a previous article I described the evidence that cooption faces insurmountable mathematical challenges in explaining the origins of such complex molecular machines as the bacterial flagellum.
Professor Flannery is the author of Alfred Russel Wallace: The Rediscovered Life and an expert on Wallace’s life and scientific pursuits.
Yes, Nathan Lents, finally we agree: it is “A good day for thoughtful discussion of evolution.”
The conversation is already well underway, with much more stimulation to come.