A memory of past events helps a cell learn how to respond to recurring threats and protect the genome.
Is it reasonable that two populations would independently hit on an adaptation by chance?
Such manipulations, if ever done in humans, could a profound impact on human society going down the generations.
Molecular clocks are a relatively simple concept.
It’s worth engaging him, since Swamidass is the relatively rare critic of ID who works at tackling arguments for design in a substantive fashion.