It is hard to fathom that such a highly complex, hierarchical mechanism of information storage on a microscopic scale could come about purely by chance.
Think of all the frustrated longings, misunderstandings, jealousy, and more entailed by the fact that males and females constitute separate genders.
New clues to the prevalence of magnetotactic bacteria suggest that diverse animals may employ microbes for help with long-distance navigation.
“Darwin’s mechanism is dominated by ‘Poison-Pill’ mutations: positively-selected, loss-of-function mutation.” It “squanders genetic information for short-term gain.”
In the past couple of days, we’ve documented upsets in conventional evolutionary thinking. Here’s a third.