Why Systems Biologists Now Assume Life Is Optimally Designed
Purported examples of poor design usually represent opinions resulting from armchair critics’ limited understanding of the technical literature.
The Return of Teleology to Biology
Biologists have faced a vexing dilemma since the philosophy of scientific materialism came to dominate Western thought.
Social Darwinism: The Wallace Factor
Ideas do indeed have consequences, but not all ideas play out the same way or weave their way in the history of ideas toward the same destination.
Scott Turner Describes the Largely Forgotten History of Evolutionary Theory
The fatal flaw with metaphysical vitalism was that it invariably led to circular reasoning.
A Tweet Representing the Core Challenge We Face
Christian Landry is the Principal Investigator of a lab at Laval University in Quebec, doing really interesting work on cellular networks.