This is teleological thinking. Somewhere Aristotle is smiling.
It was a telling response, revealing the idiot inside the savant.
Once again the damned-with-faint-praise field of adult stem cell research seems headed toward significant treatment breakthroughs.
AI machines are more a form of mimicry than anything even approaching intelligence.
When scientists propose a really inane explanation for a mundane observation, evolutionary psychology is likely the discipline invoked.