Brian Miller reports that optimality is becoming a tool of prediction in biology, with more biologists returning to the use of design-based assumptions.
Richard Buggs gives us a look inside the sausage factory where figures on the subject are calculated.
Evolutionists love to boast about the predictive power of their theory.
“Cosmopsychism might seem crazy,” says philosopher Phillip Goff, “but it provides a robust explanatory model for how the universe became fine-tuned for life.”
This week Behe’s Edge of Evolution received a glowing review in The Philadelphia Inquirer by Cameron Wybrow, who writes: Behe’s new book, The Edge of Evolution, provides some hard numbers, coupled with an ingenious argument. The key to determining the exact powers of Darwinian evolution, says Behe, lies with fast-reproducing microbes. Some, such as malaria, HIV, and E. coli, reproduce so quickly that within a few decades, or at most a few millennia, they generate as many mutations as a larger, slower-breeding animal would in millions of years. By observing how far these creatures have evolved in recent times, we can estimate the creative limits of random mutation. It’s worth noting that, unlike certain critics who used their reviews to Read More ›