Insofar as we can track evolution as it has happened, e.g. in dog breeds, it consists overwhelming of breaking genes, the degradation of biological information.
Much of the difficulty here arises in the differing standards that different disciplines have for what constitutes an “explanation.”
A gold rush makes sense. But a copper rush? Not so much. And yet, perhaps there is more to gold than aesthetics.
Information is the stuff of life. Not limited to DNA, information is found in most biomolecules in living cells.
The scientists call heat shock proteins “nature’s ‘first responders’ to cellular stress.”