I promised last year to follow up on more alleged Ediacaran animals. Now is a good moment to come back to this, with a new study having just been published in the journal Nature Communications.
The word “biomimetics” entered the dictionary in 1974. In the 45 years since, scientists have found design inspiration in everything biological from molecules to mammals.
The subject of biomineralization also allows comparing the explanatory power of design over Darwinian evolution.
Life makes its way around the world using nonliving transportation systems, seeding the world with complex specified information.
Evolutionary scientists have had 160 years to figure out this dilemma.