Transposable elements modify gene regulation in maize to confer drought tolerance, alter flowering time, and enable plants to grow in toxic aluminum soils.
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?