The media narrative goes on, and the scientists, when they protest, direct their protests not so much at the media as at the skeptics and mavericks, such as Tour himself.
We may think that we’re untouched by trends in thinking that go on far away. In a science lab or a science classroom, for instance. But that’s wrong.
Their review pretty much completely misses the mark. Nonetheless, it is a good illustration of how sincere-yet-perplexed professional evolutionary biologists view the data.
Such manipulations, if ever done in humans, could a profound impact on human society going down the generations.
Leisola describes a humble example — the enzymes in washing powder we use in the laundry, with the ability to degrade proteins.