Gut Bacteria Remember Pathogens
March 7, 2022
New discovery on intestinal immune system adds to the complexity of the human body
Darwin Demo Falls Short
September 12, 2016
What the new "evolution in action" experiment lacks in Darwin support is compensated by its propaganda value.
Natural Evil: How Good Germs Can Go Bad
December 17, 2013
It doesn't take much to turn a friendly bacterium into a killer.
This "Evolution" Is Not Darwinian
February 23, 2013
Some things in nature get attributed to Darwinian evolution, but might be better seen as manifestations of design or other alternative, non-Darwinian mechanisms.
Wave the Stripes on the Zebra
October 21, 2011
One of Kipling’s Just-So Stories is “How the Leopard Got His Spots.” In the fanciful tale for children, the sandy-colored leopard and the Ethiopian make an arrangement to share features so that they can camouflage themselves in the forest. Spots and stripes are widespread in the living world, but how do they come about? Surely science can come up with a better explanation than Kipling’s. Just so, a recent scientific paper suggests that understanding the process is still a long way off.