The research paper avers, “These results support the capability of molecular replicators to spontaneously develop complexity through Darwinian evolution.”
The take-home lesson is that evolution, on its best day, is an embarrassingly anemic process.
According to evolutionary biologist Thomas Cavalier-Smith, the idea that DNA contains all the information needed to make an organism “is simply false.”
When the drought ended and the rains returned, however, food was plentiful, and the average beak size returned to normal.
No sane person believes that nothing changes over time, or that the cosmos, technology, and culture have no history.