The implication is that the editors — Denise Kirschner, Mark Chaplain, and Akira Sasaki — did not realize the article was about intelligent design.
How many times have we heard it claimed that the vast majority of the human genome is “junk” and therefore could not have been designed?
A memory of past events helps a cell learn how to respond to recurring threats and protect the genome.
“Remove the sun,” wrote Isaac Asimov, “and the human brain would not have developed.”
Due to the tradition of professional scientific writing, major developments in scientific literature often arrive muffled in language so bland or technical as to be totally missed by a general reader.