In recent years, MIT physicist Jeremy England has gained media attention for proposing a thermodynamic energy-dissipation model of the origin of life.
I have to admit it makes me smile to think Professor Gleiser’s thoughts ahead of him.
I would argue that a chronology of exactly what was predicted when is not dispositive as to whether a positive argument can be made.
Multiple physical laws and constants must be finely tuned for the universe to be inhabited by advanced forms of life.
The re-usage of highly similar and complex parts in widely different organisms in non-treelike patterns is best explained by the action of an intelligent agent.