French philosopher René Descartes conceived of living things as complex machines, a concept now known as the “machine metaphor.”
Richard Lenski has spent decades overseeing the most extensive, most acclaimed laboratory evolution experiment conducted to date.
Robert Crowther explores why some scientists are willing to risk their research and careers to voice their skepticism of evolutionary theory.
A very common way to try to discredit an argument is to exaggerate it, ignore distinctions an author makes, and/or change carefully qualified claims into bizarre absolutes.
Shapiro accepts the idea of evolution, but he also appreciates that intelligent design is ultimately a way of understanding evolution, the mechanism that drives it.