Jonathan Wells

Senior Fellow, Center for Science and Culture

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Money, Sex, and Gender

"We both wanted to play with guys, build forts and have snowball fights and play army… She played with my toys: Tinkertoys, dump trucks."

Is It a Boy or a Girl?

Parents with a new baby are almost always asked, “Is it a boy or a girl?” And the answer is almost always one or the other.

A Whale of a Tale: Cetacean Evolution, Pt. 3

On this episode of ID the Future, Ray Bohlin interviews Jonathan Wells about whale evolution. Listen in as Wells investigates hox genes and the time needed to fix a mutation in a population — and concludes that genetic mutations can’t do the trick.

A Whale of a Tale: Cetacean Evolution, Pt. 1

On this episode of ID the Future, Ray Bohlin interviews Jonathan Wells about whale evolution. Wells describes various fossil finds, investigating whether the Darwinian story of land animals returning to the sea accords with the fossil record.

Jonathan Wells: Why Not Darwinian Medicine?

On this episode of ID the Future, Ray Bohlin interviews Jonathan Wells about the interaction of evolutionary theory and medicine. Has Darwinism furthered healthcare? What about our understanding of antibiotic resistance? And might learning about evolution become a requirement for medical students?

Darwin’s Finches: The Hype Continues

On this episode of ID the Future, Tod Butterfield talks with Dr. Jonathan Wells about a common myth surrounding Galápagos finches and Darwin’s theory of evolution, which was recently re-printed in the Washington Post. Dr. Wells discusses why a change in the finches’ beak size isn’t evidence of Darwinian evolution, and how the purported “blueprint” of how the Galápagos finches evolved doesn’t, in fact, exist.

ID Inquiry: Jonathan Wells on Codes in Biology

On this episode of ID the Future, hear the second episode of our ID The Future segment ID Inquiry, in which ID scientists and scholars answer your questions about intelligent design and evolution. Ask your question by sending an email to editor@evolutionnews.org, and tune in to this episode as Dr. Jonathan Wells explains the concept of codes in living things, and how they affect the debate over neo-Darwinism and intelligent design.

Dr. Jonathan Wells: Biology’s Quiet Revolution

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Jonathan Wells discusses a popular claim, which he describes as “DNA makes RNA makes protein makes us”—or, every organism contains a program for itself in its DNA. Though this view fits neatly with the perspective of Darwinian evolution, it has been shown to be incorrect at every step. Listen in as Dr. Wells explains.