Peppered moths of England were the most renowed insects in the world, featured in nearly every scientific textbook and acquiring fame through a British physician and amateur... Read morePublished on Jan. 6 2003 by Midwest Book Review
Like many others, I was convinced of the power of natural selection via the peppered moth story in introductory college biology. Read morePublished on Dec 2 2002
The story is fascinating and Judith Hooper has reported it with clarity and wit. The writing is elegant and engaging. Read morePublished on Nov. 29 2002 by Frances Salorio
The spate of negative reviews of this book all seem to say the same thing:
1. The peppered moth study that most evolutionists still cite as evidence are actually fakery, that... Read more
The book describes a controversy among biologists about famous experiments on moths. The British scholars Bernard Kettlewell and E.B. Read morePublished on Sept. 17 2002 by Werner Cohn
The fundamental rule of science journalism should be "first, get the science right". Unfortunately, Hooper's book is marred by One Big Mistake: namely, Hooper misrepresents the... Read morePublished on Aug. 27 2002 by "ntamzek"
Why does the theory of evolution matter? And what demonstrable evidence can we point to that shows its mechanism operating within the life-span of a living organism? Read morePublished on Aug. 26 2002