The aquatic bladderwort lacks the charm of a rose, a lily, cherry blossoms, or many other plants you can think of, but it has something else to recommend it.
Behe offered the mousetrap as an example of a simple everyday device that is “irreducibly complex.”
“Some may ask, ‘What is the origin of the engineers? Therefore I don’t believe that this machine has been designed.’”
As Lönnig points out, Richard Dawkins and others are at great pains to deny the connection. Why would that be?
You do not need to study mutations for thirty years to predict that bombarding plant chromosomes with radiation will not lead to major agricultural advances.