This finding fits Michael Behe’s book Darwin Devolves perfectly. It’s easier to throw cargo overboard than to create it.
Source: Darwin Devolves, Again: Study Finds Bacteria Eject Their Flagella to Avoid Starvation | Evolution News
Possibly, but maybe it’s inherently fuzzy. Meanwhile, an update on Adam Becker’s attack on Inference Review as an ID-friendly rag; Peter Woit and Sabine Hossenfelder weigh in.
Source: Have quantum physics’ problems been disgracefully swept under the carpet? | Uncommon Descent
From the development of our remarkable brains to the geographic divides in the way we vote, our shape-shifting planet has guided the path of humanity
Source: Surprising ways the changing Earth shaped human evolution and society | New Scientist
The purpose of the fabella, a bone just behind the knee, is largely a mystery.
Source: Fabella bone, thought lost in evolution, is showing up in human knees
Reconciling the apparent paradox between the optimizing drive of evolution, and the inevitable deterioration of the body.
Source: Why hasn’t evolution dealt with the illnesses of aging?
Part One of a discussion of the disruption of the global nitrogen cycle by an economic system that values profits more than life itself.
Source: Nitrogen Crisis: A neglected threat to Earth’s life support systems