New proteins had to come from somewhere. Susumu Ohno had an idea.
On a trip to Northeast campuses, I had the privilege of speaking to students about the evidence for design in nature.
Human intelligence creates stop signs to tell car drivers to stop. Nature uses TGA in the genetic code to tell translation to stop.
Critics claim the paper shows that proteins can easily bind small molecules, and therefore that it’s not unlikely chance mutations could find amino acid sequences that generate functional proteins.
Since posting our recent rebuttals to the TalkOrigins page on the Cambrian explosion, we’ve received some requests to respond to other pages on the TalkOrigins archive.