A biologist in our network worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard. He recounted how about a quarter of the postdocs he encountered were at least sympathetic to design arguments.
Like a well-written, trillion-page novel, every micro-step, every macro-step, every twist and turn of our development follows a master plan.
As Tom Bethell points out, there is a lot more to living things than their DNA.
Complexity (such as we see in a pile of autumn leaves) can arise spontaneously from unguided natural processes, but complex specified information cannot.