“If’n I Drop, I’m Gonna Be in Motion” | Uncommon Descent

In a recent post I took umbrage with a writer who said : “If determinism is also true, that does not mean that free will is false.” Well, yes, it kinda does, because those two things — determined and free — are mutually exclusive. The whole thing put he in mind of a scene from one of my favor

Source: “If’n I Drop, I’m Gonna Be in Motion” | Uncommon Descent

Hidden in plain sight: Dal evolutionary biologists uncover a new branch on the Tree of Life 

A Dal-led study published in the journal Nature outlines how the genes of little-known microbes found in a sample of dirt place these organisms outside of all known biological kingdoms — a significant discovery for those examining how complex-celled life evolved on Earth.

Source: Hidden in plain sight: Dal evolutionary biologists uncover a new branch on the Tree of Life – Dal News – Dalhousie University