Whales are held up as a model of what unguided evolution can do in a short time: in this case, just 8 million years, or perhaps even half that.
No better advertisements for intelligent design exist than works written by establishment scientists that unintentionally make design arguments.
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.
May a teacher let students know what evolutionary biologists had to say about their own field at the November 2016 Royal Society meeting?
Explaining this sort of phenomenon by slight, successive modification, as Darwin envisaged, seems problematic.