The online database AlphaFold represents an amazing breakthrough by any measure of the word “breakthrough.”
Social exclusion via refusal to engage is probably the most powerful and effective means of controlling the debate about origins within science.
Neutral evolution means mutations are occurring all the time, and most of the time they are neutral, or nearly neutral.
In effect, protein engineers are using the power of random change plus intelligent design to see what if anything will improve function.
Orphan genes — genes that are present in only one species, or a group of closely related species — are of particular interest to advocates of intelligent design.