René Descartes conceived of living things as complex machines, a concept now known as the “machine metaphor.”
We know that many molecular machines are irreducibly complex in their operation. Even more IC is the process of assembling them in the cell.
Statements in news articles suggest that some science writers, while aware of ID, don’t understand what is required for a Darwinian response.
There is no known cause, other than intelligent design, that can produce machine-like structures with multiple interacting parts.
Does anything in nature achieve perfection? Yes, say Japanese researchers looking at an amazing molecular machine in a “primitive” life form.