Information is the stuff of life. Not limited to DNA, information is found in most biomolecules in living cells.
In butterfly “evolution,” new findings show mechanisms at work other than random mutation and natural selection.
A pair of new articles in Nature Genetics acknowledge just how widespread ERV and retrotransposon functionality is.
The ability to smell is one of the most complex of our senses. It requires sorting, analyzing, and sifting a torrent of input data quickly.
I have long believed that “being alive” is the fundamental predicate to possessing even rudimentary intrinsic moral value.