Our recent book Science and Human Origins has caught the attention of a number of evolutionary bloggers.
Some people who have read Leisola’s paper, or at least the introductory blog post, have responded by digging up examples of lignin degradation from the literature.
There seems to be an idea on the part of some critics that my analysis in Science and Human Origins means that humans arose four million years ago.
“How can one mechanism [Darwinism] have been at the same time so effective and so ineffective? That tension vanishes completely when the design perspective is adopted.”
Until fairly recently, scientists believed that folded proteins could be unfolded into a simple polypeptide chain by tugging on one end.