Life's coming into being
An introduction to Oparin's 'The origins of life'
How did life come about? Does something come out of nothing, spontaneously? The 'primordial soup' and heterotrophic theory.
TEXT BY Sergius Morgulis
The niche construction perspective
A critical appraisal
Is Niche Construction an advancement of evolutionary theory and can it lead it to new paradigms for discovery? Is it something new or simply wrong?
TEXT BY Thomas C. Scott-Phillips, Kevin N. Laland, David M. Shuker, Thomas E. Dickins and Stuart A. West