The upshot of the best modern biology and cosmology can be epitomized by changing just one word in physicist Steven Weinberg’s famous comment.
Species are surrounded by other species (often sharing the same body), and therefore may interfere with one another’s fitness.
Eric Bapteste, a researcher at Sorbonne University, just co-authored a review discussing genetic change in the context of aging.
A correspondent asked about “specified complexity” and the intelligent design of the eye.
Is there information actually in Saturn’s rings, or is that information produced by intelligent agents studying Saturn’s rings?