You do not need to study mutations for thirty years to predict that bombarding plant chromosomes with radiation will not lead to major agricultural advances.
Lenski agrees that the beneficial mutations seen in his Long Term Evolution Experiment are overwhelmingly degradative or loss-of-function ones.
“Darwin’s mechanism,” Behe shows in the new book, “works chiefly by squandering genetic information for short-term gain.”
He is waiting patiently for them to catch up.
This is nothing short of a spectacular vindication of Stephen Meyer’s perspective in Darwin’s Doubt.