The preeminence of design in nature and the utility of mimicking natural designs is a concept championed by the intelligent design community.
Ewert’s model represents a valuable tool in the developing theory of biological design, which should eventually supplant phylogenetic analyses.
“With all our advanced technology, we are not close to producing human-engineered self-replicating machines.”
The scientists revisited the site and discovered that the assumed Ediacaran fossils are neither of Ediacaran age nor represent fossils at all.
In the final section of the paper, I proposed a scoring system to rate the models.