Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Do Bacteria Go to Heaven?
Clay Farris Naff
Science and Religion Correspondent for the Humanist Magazine
Pet owners are rejoicing, and indeed even a nonbeliever like me finds it charming. Still, I worry: does His Holiness include bacteria? He had better, because bacteria are part of who we are -- a big part.
The Evolutionary Importance of Horizontal DNA Transfer into Animal Germ Lines
James A. Shapiro
Author, 'Evolution: A View from the 21st Century'; Professor o...
Symbiogenetic events included the origin of the eukaryotic cell. This major step enabled all the following evolution leading up to multicellular organisms, including us.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
Sleep & Wellness
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
The Power of Humanity
Difference Maker 100
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.
Get breaking news alerts
Download our app
Go to mobile site