Intelligent design is a scientific theory that holds that many features of the universe and living things are best explained by an intelligent cause.
There’s more function in the “junk” than imagined. Caltech finds a significant role: maintaining territories and compartments, and guiding components.
Scientists have been trying for decades to get monomers to link up into biopolymers under “prebiotically plausible conditions.”
Science provides a clear expectation of what natural processes produce, and what we observe in the biopolymers of life is dramatically unexpected.
What enables a long chain of linked amino acids to perform highly specific molecular functions with machine-like precision?