After learning that plants communicate, we of course realize that most of them do not have good feelings about us.
That maple trees communicate was known for decades, but the teachings of the prophet Darwin got in the way.
Biologists around the world are in shock following the discovery of a revolutionary third way of producing pluripotent cells, which can grow into any type of mature organ. The new research is the brainchild of a 30-year-old Japanese woman who triumphed over academic adversity, according to a report in the Yomiuri Shimbun (which also publishes Read More…
Here’s a thought: Perhaps animal intelligence is, within a certain range, dependent on need.
In the near decade that I’ve been watching the Intelligent Design movement, one thing has consistently amazed me: the pathological inability of many ID critics to accurately represent what ID actually is, what claims and assumptions are made on the part of the most noteworthy ID proponents, and so on. Even ID critics who have Read More…
But can nature create human consciousness at all?
Problem – The big recent news has been the discovery of highly complex life forms (comb jellies) from 600 million years ago near the beginning of the life we actually know. Fire and ice are not the source of this complexity
… medical research is still a scandal. Is it worse than the state of other research, or does it just receive more scrutiny because our own guts are at stake?
With his upcoming reprisal of Carl Sagan’s acclaimed Cosmosdocumentary just weeks away, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s interview with Bill Moyers touches on science and religion as well. At the [16:50] mark Moyers wonders about religious people who are trying to find signs of the divine in all those cold, hard scientific findings. Like most journalists Moyers takes the Read More…
But Haldane was a Darwinist when being one didn’t mean chucking your mind into the recycle bin.
Falk admits that some of the ideas he outlines are a bit “far-fetched” but others are intriguing.
BUT … we are all denounced in the article as “temporal chauvinists” for expecting precisely what we were told in school to expect of allegedly Darwinian evolution—increasing complexity.
NASA continues to insist that it isn’t hiding stuff that would make it the world’s most important science agency just now, and swiftly reverse funding cutbacks.
In the present epoch, as in right now, the universe is experimentally as flat as can be measured—the “fine-tuned Big Bang” problem.
Dawkins’s guy attacks Nye as unqualified. Nye must be feeling the love just now, he deserves points for that alone. Here’s his view: “I’m going in as a reasonable man.”