Sometimes it might be a good idea to actually read what ID proponents write before critiquing it.
We publish this exchange, hoping to clear up some misunderstandings.
Dr. Richard Lenski’s lab has been conducting a long-term experiment in bacterial evolution, growing E. coli under starvation conditions for 50,000 generations.
I suspect our ancestral population size will be like the shrinking estimates of our sequence similarity with chimps. The more things are examined in detail, the smaller the numbers get.
In his review of Science and Human Origins, Paul McBride wonders why I have not engaged the broader population genetics literature on human origins.