Tag: Stanley Miller
Imagining “Abiogenesis”: Crick, Watson, and Franklin
There are some biologists, such as Richard Dawkins, who still pin their faith in ideas which have resulted only in blankly negative experimental results.
Considering “Abiogenesis,” an Imaginary Term in Science
In the 17th century, medical pioneer Sir William Harvey and Italian scientist Francesco Redi both proved the untenability of spontaneous generation.
Zombie Science: Miller-Urey Experiment Is Back from the Dead, Barely
Scientifically speaking, the Miller experiment was a non-starter. Then when the atmosphere they used was called into question, the icon was doubly dead.
A New Flaw in the Miller-Urey Experiment, and a Few Old Ones
It is an interesting finding, but as Wells explains, it is far from the first problem discovered with the experiment, nor the most serious one.
Fables of Evolutionary Psychology (aka Sociobiology)
Evolutionary psychologists are prone to make up just-so stories which are then passed off as being entirely veridical.