Evolution Icon Evolution
Intelligent Design Icon Intelligent Design

Gauger: Is It Easy to Get a New Protein?


On a classic episode of ID the Future, biologist Ann Gauger talks with host Sarah Chaffee about a central argument used by evolutionary biologists, who claim that it’s simple to get new proteins. Listen in to learn more about nylonase, and whether it shows that purely natural processes can produce biological information. Download the podcast or listen to it here.

In the conversation, Dr. Gauger discusses a frameshift mutation. Here is an example of what a frameshift mutation would look like in language:

The old man
T heo ldm an
Th eol dma n

Photo: Ann Gauger in “The Problem with Theistic Evolution,” via Crossway.

Evolution News

Evolution News & Science Today (EN) provides original reporting and analysis about evolution, neuroscience, bioethics, intelligent design and other science-related issues, including breaking news about scientific research. It also covers the impact of science on culture and conflicts over free speech and academic freedom in science. Finally, it fact-checks and critiques media coverage of scientific issues.



Ann Gaugerbiological informationevolutionevolutionary biologistsframeshift mutationlanguagenylonaseproteinsSarah Chaffee