In the past, one of the most common rebuttals to ID was, “If life was designed, then why is over 90 percent of the genome composed of junk DNA?”
Darwin anticipated “innumerable transitions” in the fossil record, but such a rainbow of transitional forms has never been found.
When I was younger, my family lived next-door to a retired dentist named Max. Before entering dentistry, Max studied biology at UC Berkeley.
Since project ENCODE provoked outrage among evolutionary biologists over a decade ago, there has been a concerted campaign to defend the notion of junk DNA.
Cosmologists of an atheist disposition have been seeking an escape hatch from the implications of the Big Bang.