This finding fits Michael Behe’s book Darwin Devolves perfectly. It’s easier to throw cargo overboard than to create it.
The question before us was whether anyone but journalists and other amateurs take the science of ID, “daft rube-bait” according to Kevin, seriously.
Evolutionists now increasingly believe that major adaptations are driven by neutral mutations.
Lenski agrees that the beneficial mutations seen in his Long Term Evolution Experiment are overwhelmingly degradative or loss-of-function ones.
Lang and Rice cite a number of articles to show that loss-of-function mutations are just a small minority of those found in studies of organisms.