Without the possibility of a design behind the universe, to ask “why” would truly be absurd.
Animals and plants keep giving scientists and engineers ideas for biomimetic designs. Sometimes observing the organisms is just plain fun.
Long described as useless leftovers of evolution, pseudogenes are rising from the junk pile as functional entities.
As I read through the scientific literature of evolutionary biology to try and convince myself of its accuracy and coherence, I was struck by the frequency with which I encountered “religious” language.
Why doesn’t Professor Behe go along with famed Evangelical Christian scientist Francis Collins, and others?