Epigenetics is surpassing genetics in distinction, just as the pianist gets the applause and not the piano.
The analogy with chess is apt — computers play chess but in ways different from us by being able to brute force their way through millions more positions.
If someone suggests that a coherent, interdependent system of systems arose by chance, they’ll need to back that up with a detailed engineering analysis.
In “real time” they show the function of an enhancer in switching a gene from off to on.
James Hudspeth, of Rockefeller University, just won the Norwegian Academy of Science’s Kavli Prize in science.