Purported examples of poor design usually represent opinions resulting from armchair critics’ limited understanding of the technical literature.
From an design perspective, there is no compelling reason to think that CRISPR gene editing will constitute an enhancement tool for building superior humans.
The ENCODE project, now in its 17th year, ended its third phase with a new record of annotated elements in human and mouse genomes. Phase 4 is coming.
Perhaps one of ENCODE’s staunchest critics has been Dan Graur, a molecular evolutionary biologist at the University of Houston.
Information is the stuff of life. Not limited to DNA, information is found in most biomolecules in living cells.