Back to Basics: Reader Asks How We Know DNA Exists, What It Does
He also asks how we know what molecular machines like the nuclear pore complex look like.
A Historian Asks, "What if Other Human Species Had Survived?"
The morality of the 21st century will depend on how we respond to a simple but profound question.
The Lincoln-Darwin Myth Revisited
Did Abe Lincoln really read and admire Darwin’s On the Origin of Species? In a word, no.
The Historical Significance of Jack Kevorkian
If tomorrow’s history books lionize him as�a visionary leader of freedom, the culture of the West will be as dead as Kevorkian’s 130 “patients.”
On Veterans Day, Remembering the Roots of World War I
Last year, I happened to be traveling in the United Kingdom with my family on Remembrance Day (November 11).