Intelligent design would become the most likely hypothesis to abductively explain the data of life’s history.
Early in his presentation, McInerney says that he hopes to persuade his audience that this familiar LUCA-based hypothesis “has been falsified.”
Newly recognized large transposable elements in fungi dubbed Starships may not be selfish after all.
Evidence is growing that organisms share existing genetic information horizontally, not just vertically.
Information follows different rules from matter and energy, which might change the way we see evolution.