Intelligent Design

DNA Dynamism

Just in at PhysOrg.com. Non-dividing brain cells quickly undergo epigenetic changes. “It was mind-boggling to see that so many methylation sites — thousands of sites — had changed in status as a result of brain activity,” Song says. “We used to think that the brain’s epigenetic DNA methylation landscape was as stable as mountains and Read More…

Intelligent Design

The worldview of Darwinian Evolution

The essay stimulating this blog emerged from the Darwin Bicentennial year, when surveys of “educated lay people” in Switzerland revealed that only 20% had any clarity of thinking about Darwin’s theory of evolution. About half explained it in a circular way, another 20% implied some form of Lamarckism and the remaining 10% talked about evolution Read More…