Professor Lenski’s contrasting of the frequency versus importance of evolutionary changes is misconceived and his illustrations are inapt.
Note the artfully deployed passive voice. One-way traffic “was finally counteracted by the launch of the first artificial satellites.” Who counteracted it?
Alas, Coyne’s review of Darwin Devolves has too little intellectual content to sustain any real engagement.
Immediately you know these structures were designed. How should you know that? How did the scientists know that?
Here is a myth that comes not from the past but from the future.