Philosophy has been under attack today by some leading scientific thinkers, but isn’t that really just a case of good vs good?
The saying that DNA is like a blueprint of your body is misleading. The DNA does not specify what structures your body contains or how those structures are related to each other in space. A better analogy might be that the DNA is like a computer’s program.
February 12, 2016 is Darwin Day. Celebrate by learning about and appreciating the beauty of evolution by natural selection.
The Frequency Illusion occurs when something that you’ve just recently seen or heard seems to keep cropping up everywhere!
Molina the science dog! Why is the pH of YouTube very stable? It constantly buffers.
Nick Lane’s book, “The Vital Question”,tackles some of the toughest questions in biology today, such as the how, and in what environments, life originated, how the complex eukaryotic cell evolved, how the cellular mechanisms to generate energy echo back to the days before biology, and why sexual reproduction is the way it is based constraints placed on us by our energy generating systems -the mitochondria.
CRISPR is like a gene editing device that is being used in the lab, but may have huge potential for gene therapy.
The Clumping Effect is a cognitive bias that demands that when three of more people on the trail pass, they all pass at the same time.
In the Dialogs the Robot from Lost in Space and Speed Racer find themselves suddenly transported to a distant location to discuss a topic of philosophy of science. This has happened on many occasions. They don’t know how they come to this place or if some intelligent being is behind it. When they return to their own worlds no one else is aware that they have even been gone.
By Rich Feldenberg For what is perhaps the most familiar and everyday of the physical properties, time has remained a