In effect, protein engineers are using the power of random change plus intelligent design to see what if anything will improve function.
The father had sent his son a copy of our book, urging him to read it so the two could discuss the evidence and arguments there.
Jonathan Witt, co-author of the recent book Heretic: One Scientist’s Journey from Darwin to Design, was skeptical when he heard that one.
“Well, we can’t touch the third rail, so the question becomes, How can we safely get past it?”
Yesterday on Twitter we had the opportunity to recommend it to an ID critic who wrote a book chapter on intelligent design without first doing his homework.