Terry Fowler



Termites, Politics, and Biology

Modern biology is discovering that microscopic cells communicate with each other and self-organize in astonishingly intelligent ways. They are not directed from above but cooperate locally and spontaneously to meet constant challenges to the integrity of the organism, at both … Continue reading

Collective Stupidity

How did we evolve? More generally, how did evolution happen? The standard explanation was that genes periodically made a mistake in reproducing themselves. Every once in a while there was a “random mutation” and the new version of an organism … Continue reading