Just for a little while turn off the PBS science narrator in your head. Why should there be beauty? What is it for?
It’s important to remember that Darwinian factors are indeed real and can have important medical effects, but they only modify life around the edges.
Overlapping genes, or “nested coding,” was anticipated by microbiologist Siegfried Scherer.
Professor Behe traces the errant thinking to an outdated mathematical picture taken from Ronald Fisher and his 1930 book, The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection.