Scientists have been trying for decades to get monomers to link up into biopolymers under “prebiotically plausible conditions.”
Or is it trickier than the scientists imagine, more akin to “hiding your tuna fish sandwich in a room full of cats”?
Jerry Coyne is having a hard time understanding why anyone would even consider taking panpsychism seriously.
Evolution’s grand tree-of-life story requires constructive evolution, not more and more cases of organisms tossing parts overboard.
New this year is Wondrous Water, a calendar featuring gorgeous water photography.