Organisms display similarities of sequence, form, or life history that cannot be accounted for by their family tree.
What if we detect pervasive signs of design, or information input, that require intelligent agency? At what point does the possibility of intelligent design become acceptable to the broader scientific community?
David’s insults no doubt leave a mark. But an elegant one.
How do we account for the vast diversity of particular proteins with particular functions, if functional conversion between proteins is difficult (or impossible)?
Based on new research by Joseph Thornton and Sean Carroll and colleagues, it increasingly appears that either we are very lucky or we are intelligently designed.