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Stability of Organic Molecules: Lessons from Vitamin C

The¬† stability of organic (carbon-based) molecules is an interesting and challenging topic as there are many different types of functional groups, molecular configurations, and molecular collisions to consider. ¬†Research on the stability of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) and other vitamins … Continue reading

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Is there design in nature?

The argument from design The argument from contrivance William Paley published a book in 1802, entitled Natural Theology: or evidences of the existence and attributes of the Deity. Paley made the claim that nature is full of features that show … Continue reading

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Design in Nature

One day I was standing with my friend Henry Zuill next to a pile of gravel. Henry happened to look down at the stones as we talked and, as I followed his gaze, we both saw something surprising, a stone … Continue reading

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