For thousands of years, the design of life was acknowledged by scientists and non-scientists, philosophers and physicians, religious and non-religious.
The spirt or psychology of the day gives us the science we wished for. This makes it highly fallible, and potentially dangerous.
On evolution and other subjects, this promotes a stale conservatism, well suited to defending orthodoxies.
“Nature cannot overcome the gargantuan information barrier between non-life and life.” Life with its “radiant beauty” defies naturalistic explanations.
These bugs could point the way to a treatment for cancerous tumors, thanks to their natural ability to maneuver by sensing the Earth’s magnetic field.