These biological facts are often misused to try to push us beyond our welfare duties and into according animals human-type rights.
Perhaps confidence in science can, at times, undermine science itself. How much real history has evolutionary storytelling obscured?
Increasingly, the direction of research points away from a materialist view in which information is seen as a byproduct of matter.
Scientism is the belief that science explains literally everything.
Cells are connected in surprising ways that molecular biologists are just now beginning to understand.