The literature is looking at the same data that intelligent design proponents are looking at, making similar observations, and asking similar questions.
An example of this devolutionary process on a showy scale? Flightless island birds, devolved from birds that could fly.
Darwinian materialism suggests that the impulse toward artistic creation is merely the human songbird attracting a mate.
In automobile evolution, for example (or in the evolution of software), as in the history of life, we see major new features appear suddenly.
Michigan State University biologist Richard Lenski and collaborators have just published a terrific new paper.