Natural selection can’t work until there is something functional enough to select, and without guidance it cannot happen.
The question posed by considering evolutionary theory versus intelligent design is whether a marvel like the femur could have arisen by chance-driven processes.
An initiative by a major biomimetics lab to prepare students for careers in STEM introduces them to biological coding.
Why not treat the whole genome as functional? This is a radical concept, but perhaps the focus on genes distorts our understanding.
The changes involved in adapting a generic mammalian template into a whale are certainly not all simple, independent, single-letter changes.