The junk DNA paradigm may have caused us to miss the precise DNA that helps makes a species unique.
A new theory “emerges first in the mind of one or a few individuals” but then it spreads because the field faces “crisis-provoking problems.”
Here is a simple analogy. Imagine a planetary rover lands on the north pole of a planet, and the humans controlling it wish to drive to the south pole.
Natural selection can’t work until there is something functional enough to select, and without guidance it cannot happen.
The expanded edition represents the culmination of decades of thought. Esteemed Princeton University mathematician Sergiu Klainerman has welcomed the book.