Somehow, G. sulfurreducens “know” how to assemble molecules in their pili in an exact sequential and functional order.
The failure to understand the gulf that separates humans from animals, and humans from machines, is a source of confusion to rival almost any other.
If designing proteins is difficult for us, it is great big wall for random bumbly evolution.
“The origin of life is among the greatest open problems in science.”
This summer, we saw how Discover Magazine blogger Carl Zimmer tried to manufacture a controversy and score some points for the Darwin side in the evolution debate.