Evolution is good at creating niche advantages by breaking things; it isn’t good at building fundamentally novel forms.
Michigan State University biologist Richard Lenski and collaborators have just published a terrific new paper.
William Dembski and Robert J. Marks developed the concept of active information to measure the extent to which a search function appears pre-programmed to find some target.
Genomics has come a long way since the central dogma and junk DNA. If you expect to find reasons for things, you often do find them.
There is simply no way for any unguided, unintelligent account of the unfolding of life to avoid the bane of helpful degradative mutations.