Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini argue that new genetic discoveries reveal a flaw in Darwin's fundamental argument of evolution by natural selection.
Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini argue that new genetic discoveries—namely that major differences between species may be less about the evolution of new genes than about the same genes being regulated and expressed in new ways—reveal the wrongness of Darwinism. But reviewer Kenan Malik writes that their understanding of Darwinism is "incoherent" and that they don't provide enough evidence to suggest a flaw in Darwin's fundamental argument of evolution by natural selection.
- Patients from low-income neighborhoods are most at risk of negative health impacts.
- Unfortunately, many disparate factors are erasing the traditional Bajau way of life.
- Fewer than 50 people worldwide have 'golden blood' — or Rh-null.
- Blood is considered Rh-null if it lacks all of the 61 possible antigens in the Rh system.
- It's also very dangerous to live with this blood type, as so few people have it.
An innovation may lead to lifelike evolving machines.
- Scientists at Cornell University devise a material with 3 key traits of life.
- The goal for the researchers is not to create life but lifelike machines.
- The researchers were able to program metabolism into the material's DNA.
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