The Brown University biologist is still out there, reassuring the world that unguided “evolutionary mechanisms” comfortably explain the wonders of biology.
It is a difficult question because, setting aside many other problems, the very starting point — the protein-coding gene — is highly complex.
Philosophical questions like who we are and where we came from are surely worth considering. But nothing in these documents will bring students closer to being able to do so in an informed manner.
A final case where biologist Dennis Venema deals with evidence that is irrelevant to the existence of Adam and Eve is his claim about ORFan genes.
Douglas Axe is a protein scientist who has published work on the rarity of new protein folds by doing research on beta-lactamase enzymes.