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.
Matthew Herron tweets, “Tell me more about this unacknowledged mystery!” and offers cases where scientists seemingly admitted the mystery of OOL.