Evolution’s proper place of study has moved from gross anatomy and population genetics to biochemistry.
German theoretical physicist Sabine Hossenfelder takes even human choices to be merely an illusory experience.
The Lehigh University biochemist addresses misconceptions about irreducible complexity, and responds to the claim that “molecular machines” is a misnomer.
It’s far from clear how natural selection could select for this as an “adaptation” when its most obvious effect is to contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome.
Bioethicist Wesley Smith examines the meaning of the term “personhood” and its implications for human rights.