articles tagged: theory of evolution
just asking questions, evolution edition
# evolution

just asking questions, evolution edition

Rehashing the same old talking points while framing them as questions does not make them better or more correct.

mixing technology and evolution yet again…
# tech

mixing technology and evolution yet again…

It's often tempting to compare advancements in technology to evolution. But they're two fundamentally different processes.

why darwin was right about the tree of life
# evolution

why darwin was right about the tree of life

A study of how proteins are encoded and translated across a dozen species shows that life on Earth had only one population of universal common ancestors.

starting a controversy for controversy’s sake
# evolution

starting a controversy for controversy’s sake

Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini wrote a book about evolution riddled with mistakes called out by biologists. Now they're pretending their critics are faceless nobodies with suspect credentials.

how the stuff of pseudoscience legend is made
# science

how the stuff of pseudoscience legend is made

Evolution can explain why you stand upright and have a large brain. It won't explain why you like to watch movies or read books because it doesn't have to.

harder, better, faster, stronger?
# science

harder, better, faster, stronger?

Humans are still evolving and a new study shows exactly what changed in our genomes over the last 10,000 years.

evolution’s cybernetic helpers
# tech

evolution’s cybernetic helpers

Making robots compete for survival like living things shows us how some complex behaviors like altruism and parasitism might have evolved.

a living argument against intelligent design
# evolution

a living argument against intelligent design

Everyone's favorite creationist punchline Ray Comfort decides to weigh in on swine flu. It went about as well as you'd expect.

a brief history of evolution
# science

a brief history of evolution

The famed naturalist and science communicator is back with a new documentary about evolution that avoids similar efforts' typical mistakes.

the true meaning of darwin day…
# evolution

the true meaning of darwin day…

So what exactly is Darwin Day?

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