As I asked in a previous post: Why is Alfred Russel Wallace today a comparatively little known figure next to Darwin?
The nucleus is a beehive of activity, where information is not just stored but processed, protected, transcribed, and duplicated by highly complex machines.
Despite the notoriety of Wallace in his own day, he remains a comparatively obscure figure in the history of biology.
Jonathan Witt, co-author of the recent book Heretic: One Scientist’s Journey from Darwin to Design, was skeptical when he heard that one.
“Well, we can’t touch the third rail, so the question becomes, How can we safely get past it?”