Dennis Venema’s arguments about Michael Yarus’s work were already addressed in detail by Meyer and Nelson in a technical paper.
Scientists find the most interesting things when they suspect function in poorly understood parts of the genome.
Commuting by bus to the downtown core of intensely progressive Seattle is never less than thought-provoking, in many ways.
The design inference pivots on the presence of complex specified information, not on the human disgust response.
Venema seems much more interested in pursuing longstanding debates with intelligent design and with certain ID proponents.