Natural Selection: The Ghost Idol of Biology
January 19, 2019
A spirit that works in mysterious ways. Biologists cannot nail it down, but insist it can turn bacteria into biologists.
Paley’s Watch Found
March 30, 2018
There actually is a clock in the heath, and it's in our bodies, too.
Small Molecules Play Key Roles in Cells
December 26, 2016
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
December 12, 2016
Improving techniques are allowing biochemists to find surprising new things in cells. Here are some recent examples.
Darwinism as All-Purpose Fiction Plot
August 13, 2016
No scientific rigor needed. Just say "It evolved."
Epigenetics: the 21st-Century Scientific Revolution
July 4, 2012
If genetics was the 20th century's major scientific revolution, epigenetics appears to be the big revolution for the 21st.