Another predictable Scaling Law?

Leading on from last week's discussion of universal scaling laws within Nature, brings us to yet another seemingly universal phenomenon; a  recurrent and predictable embedded pattern,  formulated  and traditionally associated with the experimental agriculturalist Max Kleiber. His theory relates to the apparent predictable ¾ power laws where metabolic rate and mass are plotted for a…

Ever wondered: Is there a scientific alternative to Darwinian evolution?

Source: Browne, Janet. 2005. Presidential address commemorating Darwin. The British Journal for the History of Science 38, no. 3: 251-274. fig. 1. doi:10.1017/S0007087405006977 ...well, now there is:   pdf version Evolution if it wasnt by Darwinian means, how did it happen Part One and Part Two first draft for review

Alternative Evolution: Scaling Laws – something universal is going on….

Monday weekly Series on Alternative Evolution: If it didn’t happen by Neo-Darwinian means, how did evolution occur? Part One Biology’s Big Bang/s - Scaling Laws: Something Universal is going on...  & Decent from a common ancestral condition? To introduce you to the first major model of alternative evolution employed throughout this series, I will start…

The First Spark of Life and then what? Self Organisation of course. It also explains the chicken & egg dilemma

"The laser produced a shockwave in the plasma, generating radiation and temperatures of over 7,600 degrees Fahrenheit. This triggered a cascade of chemical reactions, leading to the formation of four RNA..." "...In conclusion, all these findings suggest that the emergence of terrestrial life is not the result of an accident but a direct consequence of…