Steve Williams: Can you say “intractable problem”?
Honouring Darwin’s “remarkable impact on biology, cosmology, and the scientific process. Cosmology too, eh? Like we thought. Religion!
Many bacteria can switch to a cell wall deficient “L-form” state, completely resistant to many antibiotics, possibly unnoticed by our immune systems.
From the Royal Institute of Philosophy and Cambridge University Press
The Big Bang and fine-tuning are not challenged fr lack of evidence but because they are unpopular evidence.
Research out of Israel continues to hammer away at the once powerful proof text for evolution, that our retina is one big kludge given that the photocells were obviously installed backwards. Not only that, but to add insult to injury, the resulting neuron wire bundle had to go somewhere, and the result was a blind spot in Read More…
News here has noticed the trend, and also the growing impatience with the traditional rules of science that constrain their fantasies.
MSM hacks have zero interest in science as such. If they did, they would be all over any number of “science-based” scams and the ongoing scandal of peer review.
NB: RDM paper, here In the current VJT discussion thread on What Evidence is, RD Miksa asks a telling question (slightly adjusted for readability) of naturalistic hyperskeptics: RDM, 25: . . . the ironic thing to note in terms of comments from the anti-super-naturalist side is how they fail to realize that their very own Read More…
Professor Jerry Coyne has written a post titled, Ken Ham vs. Dawkins: On the nature of science and physical law, in which he criticizes Ken Ham’s claim that evolution is a “historical” science, dealing with events that can’t be observed, and hence can’t be verified. Coyne contends that “there is no distinction between historical science Read More…
The metaphysical naturalist basis of his quest may have precluded his examining the “cash value” of Darwinism in the project.
Researchers: The asymmetry may have been produced as a result of the motion of the Higgs field
Someone might hear you. Wonder how YOU could possibly mean that.
They need to create the impression that Walker must be a dunce if he doesn’t “believe” whatever studio blowdrys “believe” about evolution.
Yes, because the mood is seeping into the sciences. A full professor now claims not to know what evidence is.