Evolution is good at creating niche advantages by breaking things; it isn’t good at building fundamentally novel forms.
Michigan State University biologist Richard Lenski and collaborators have just published a terrific new paper.
William Dembski and Robert J. Marks developed the concept of active information to measure the extent to which a search function appears pre-programmed to find some target.
Dr. Berlinski questions evolutionary understandings of language and expresses doubt as to what reproductive benefit could have accrued to “the first guy to master the Greek subjunctive.”
The lesson from Chernobyl is this: radiation kills, but life comes prepared to defend itself.