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.
We are often awed at the medical miracles that save so many of our lives and alleviate unquantifiable levels of human suffering.
A chemist like Tour, a very distinguished one, knows from a career’s worth of lab work how painstakingly difficult it is to synthesize molecules you want.