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John Farrell
Freelance
John Farrell writes about science and technology for publications including Forbes, New Scientist and The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of The Day Without Yesterday (2005), and lives in Boston.
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Evolution
Still seeking omega

The Vatican still refuses to endorse evolutionary theory – setting a billion believers at odds with modern science

John Farrell