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  • Researchers: Plants colonized Earth 100 mya earlier than thought
    by News on 2018-02-21 at 00:15

    From ScienceDaily: For the first four billion years of Earth’s history, our planet’s continents would have been devoid of all life except microbes. All of this changed with the origin of land plants from their pond scum relatives, greening the continents and creating habitats that animals would later invade. The timing of this episode has […]

  • Günter Blobel (1936–2018), Nobelist ‘99, found cell zip codes
    by News on 2018-02-20 at 23:04

    From Robert D. McFadden at the New York Times: Günter Blobel, a molecular biologist who was awarded the 1999 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering that proteins in any living cell have virtual ZIP codes that guide them to where they can help regulate body tissues, organs and chemistry, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He […]

  • Basener and Sanford falsifying Fisher’s Theorem at Skeptical Zone, Part II
    by News on 2018-02-20 at 19:16

    Further to Basener stands his ground at Skeptical Zone: Fisher’s Darwinian theorem is clearly false, here is Part 2: Defending the validity and significance of the new theorem “Fundamental Theorem of Natural Selection With Mutations, Part II: Our Mutation-Selection Model by Basener and Sanford: In short, we agree with JF and ML that our paper […]

  • Relax: Fascinating clips of jellyfish, especially the “unknown” creatures of the abyss
    by News on 2018-02-20 at 09:00

    So labelled in the first vid below. The reader who sent this clip commented, “As I watched the video in amazement, the thought that those creatures are the result of random Darwinian processes didn’t even cross my mind. Whereas, the thought that God is one incredible artist did cross my mind!” At times, jellyfish almost […]

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