This is but one more spectacular example of animal migration. Around the globe, in almost every habitat, in widely separated phyla, animals amaze with their navigational feats. To do what they do, each needs equipment to gauge its location and bearing, sensory systems to identify landmarks, propulsion systems to move efficiently, and instincts to switch on the appropriate behaviors. These interwoven systems all develop from complex instructions embedded in their genes.
Darwinian evolution, even in its 21st-century form, fails the formidable task of explaining how the first enzyme arose. Evolution also fails to explain how the first enzyme was changed into […]
From the molecular nanomachines within a tiny cell to the large-scale structure of the universe, design is everywhere to be found. Sometimes the best defense of intelligent design is just […]
The Wyss Institute at Harvard is “Inspired by Nature,” as they say in their mission statement: At the Wyss Institute, we leverage recent insights into how Nature builds, controls and manufactures to […]
There is a widely believed myth that the elderly and dying take up a huge amount of the overall health-care budget. According to this belief, by empowering “death panels” and legalizing […]