Honeybees and cells have a limited set of options that are programmed into their genomes.
The world’s best human designers are attempting to build machines to mimic what these animals “naturally do.
If the universe and everything in it are the result of a mind, then we are not unintended accidents of nature.
This refutes one of the favorite talking points of popularizers of Darwinism like Richard Dawkins.
The subject of biomineralization also allows comparing the explanatory power of design over Darwinian evolution.