Novella is a prominent atheist who jumped at the chance to promote the secular creation narrative of life’s origin.
In previous posts, I’ve covered how neo-Darwinism can make biological redundancy more confusing than it should be.
The take-home lesson is that evolution, on its best day, is an embarrassingly anemic process.
The study was able to directly measure mutations after they occurred in the plant but before mutations could have been affected by natural selection.
Common ancestry does not emerge from the inconsistent findings of molecular phylogenetics.