Some discriminators don’t get us very far in deciding which is the better explanation between blind evolution and intelligent design.
The announced title was something like “Big Evolution and Little Evolution: The History of the Difference.”
Researchers say a growing number of adults have a persistent, prominent median artery in their arms, an artery that’s important in the embryonic stage.
It’s a particularly crude example of how confirmation bias works — how else would you explain this story? — not only among lay people but among top researchers.
Whales are held up as a model of what unguided evolution can do in a short time: in this case, just 8 million years, or perhaps even half that.