The passionate focus on evolutionary relationships in biology papers tends to obscure awe at the wonders in life.
The evolution of life mimics the evolution of software or other human technology.
One of the central pillars of the standard evolutionary model is the belief that all living species evolved from a common ancestor through a gradually unfolding tree of life.
In a previous article I described how scientific training can condition some scientists’ minds to resist the evidence in nature for intelligent design.
Almost every phylum of life provides inspiration for engineers and inventors.