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Less Than Meets the Eye

by Ann Morrow August 7, 2014


  The human eye: a window to the soul, inspiration for great poetry, evolutionary trump card and favored feature of advertising artists. In I Origins—yes, the title is used for all sorts of allegories—eyes are an ...

Natural and Unnatural Selection

by Gene Mirabelli January 23, 2013


  Hardly anyone actually reads Charles Darwin nowadays, but most people know about him and his work. In the world of science, his ideas are foundational for an understanding of how different species come into existence, ...

Monkey Time

by Shawn Stone August 10, 2011


  Being so close, biologically, to Homo sapiens has been a mixed blessing for simians. Setting aside the fact that millions of us disavow any evolutionary connection to monkeys and apes, there’s a long, dishonorable tradition ...