Illustrations by Philip Hood

“…extinction is primarily a reflection of species growing old and dying, rather than the result of environmental events.”
A Matter of Individuality: Hierarchy Theory at the Dawn of Evolutionary Biology. Niles Eldredge and Stefano Dominici. January 2010

How I Write

“Despite rumors to the contrary, there are many ways in which the human brain isn’t all that fancy.”

“… a documentary about a controversial theory regarding the mechanism that drove the evolution of humans from primates to modern man; challenging the presently accepted evolutionary premise. It also speculates on humanity’s future evolutionary path.”

Princeton University -  Proteins with cruise control provide new perspective

“What we have found is that certain kinds of biological structures exist that are able to steer the process of evolution toward improved fitness,” — Raj Chakrabarti, Herschel Rabitz, Stacey Springs and George McLendon