In past years, papers have tried to identify the subset of all genes in a genome that are essential for viability.
After Oparin’s coacervate theory was presented in the 1920s, it was dismissed as unworkable. Now, coacervates are back in style.
John West appropriately introduced Dr. Behe as the “archetypal mild-mannered professor” who “helped provoke a revolutionary debate.”
A central problem for theories of unguided evolution has always been the challenge of building complex biological novelties.
The largest animals that ever lived defy simple evolutionary stories.