The math of population genetics precludes a Darwinian origin of these new genes in such a short time.
A null hypothesis, such as expecting the absence of function in non-coding DNA, reveals a presupposition that biases one’s interpretation of the evidence.
Hippocrates proposed in the late 5th or early 4th century BC a model for heredity and adaptation that Charles Darwin described as nearly identical to his own.
With increasing knowledge of the fossil record, the mainstream narrative is rendered more and more untenable and inconsistent with the empirical evidence.
The evolutionary turns that life has taken, he says, “ultimately have their source in an informational realm that is outside space and time.”