Novella is a prominent atheist who jumped at the chance to promote the secular creation narrative of life’s origin.
The research paper avers, “These results support the capability of molecular replicators to spontaneously develop complexity through Darwinian evolution.”
A new theory of evolution extends Darwinian processes, making them into physical laws based on “learning theory.”
According to evolutionary biologist Thomas Cavalier-Smith, the idea that DNA contains all the information needed to make an organism “is simply false.”
There’s more function in the “junk” than imagined. Caltech finds a significant role: maintaining territories and compartments, and guiding components.