Venus Flytrap Takes a Bite Out of Darwinism
The evolutionary mechanism of natural selection selects for current function, not potential future function.
The Fear of Suffering Is Driving Us Crazy
Our suffering phobia has triggered a harmful societal neurosis that has both subverted human exceptionalism and undermined societal common sense.
Are Plants Conscious? Science Writer Says Yes
Annaka Harris, neuroscience and physics writer, starts by casting doubt on human consciousness.
Viewing Chinese Lanterns in Pittsburgh
I mused about the genetic coding requirements for the changes in protein expression and timing (during development) to give its precise floral morphology.
Gene Sharing Is More Widespread than Thought, with Implications for Darwinism
Evidence is growing that organisms share existing genetic information horizontally, not just vertically.