Coyne is sure this is going to come as a rude shock, to our colleague and contributor Dr. Behe in particular, “a slap in the face of IDers like Michael Behe — a fish slap like the one below.”
Professor Lenski’s contrasting of the frequency versus importance of evolutionary changes is misconceived and his illustrations are inapt.
In previous articles I have discussed how biological organisms exhibit patterns that are highly analogous to computer programs written by humans.
This book is built on solid science. It’s going to be harder than ever for critics to spit it out just because they don’t like its taste.
Computer methods of analyzing mutations are widely used because they are generally accurate. They do not suddenly lose their accuracy when I cite them.