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Natural Selection: The Ghost Idol of Biology

A spirit that works in mysterious ways. Biologists cannot nail it down, but insist it can turn bacteria into biologists.

Paley’s Watch Found

There actually is a clock in the heath, and it's in our bodies, too.

Small Molecules Play Key Roles in Cells

Molecular biologists are finding a universe of functional small proteins and RNAs that were considered junk or not even known to exist.

Finding More Gifts in the Cellular Stocking

Improving techniques are allowing biochemists to find surprising new things in cells. Here are some recent examples.

Darwinism as All-Purpose Fiction Plot

No scientific rigor needed. Just say "It evolved."

Epigenetics: the 21st-Century Scientific Revolution

If genetics was the 20th century's major scientific revolution, epigenetics appears to be the big revolution for the 21st.
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