We are not saying DNA is like a message. Rather, DNA is a message.
The impressive complexities of proteins, nucleic acids, and other biological molecules are presently developed in nature only in living things.
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.
With permission from John West and Sarah Chaffee, here is the full text of their interview with staff writer Olga Khazan.
The standard evolutionary model is incapable of driving major transformations such as a fish evolving into an amphibian.