A zygote begins its journey to expression in the form of a human being.
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February 11, 2013 Conrad H. Waddington helped unite population genetics and developmental biology, laying the foundations for systems biology. Commentator Stuart Kauffman says Waddington was more than merely brilliant; he was human.
October 30, 2012 Can there be knowledge of right and wrong? Or is the idea that values can be the object of knowledge a grand illusion? Thomas Nagel, in his new book, comes down solidly on one side of this argument. Commentator Alva Noë weighs in with his thoughts.
February 12, 2012 Personally I plan on celebrating Darwin Day because when I contemplate the enormity of his insight into the physical world I am awed. But it's interesting to note that not everyone who feels that awe thinks there should be a "Darwin Day".
February 11, 2012 Sunday, February 12th is the 203rd anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin. Celebrations focus not only on Darwin's brilliant work but also on what we may learn about the world from science more generally.
January 18, 2012 Why do some many people have issues with evolution? Does it really need to threaten belief or are there ways of disentangling the two?
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