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Contrary to what you may have heard, humans are still very much evolving and natural selection plays a huge role in two recently discovered helpful mutations.
Bill Dembski thinks he can disprove evolution with information theory. But he doesn't understand enough about biology or statistics to apply it.
Creationists think evolution is either nonexistent or some sort of deity-guided progression towards perfection. The reality is much more of a mixed bag...
Natural selection is starting to kick in to save the Y chromosome from itself.
Making robots compete for survival like living things shows us how some complex behaviors like altruism and parasitism might have evolved.
The universe is not "made for life" as is often said. Life just, uh, finds a way.
Once again, the concept of descent proves just too difficult for creationists to understand, or at least argue about in good faith.
Scientists want to know what forced T. Rex to evolve small forearms. But what if it wasn't anything in particular?
Space will change what makes us human. Here's how it will happen.