Tag: sequence space
Why AlphaFold Has Not Solved the Protein-Folding Problem
The online database AlphaFold represents an amazing breakthrough by any measure of the word “breakthrough.”
Social Exclusion and the Evolution Debate
Social exclusion via refusal to engage is probably the most powerful and effective means of controlling the debate about origins within science.
Love, Chocolate, and Neutral Evolution
Neutral evolution means mutations are occurring all the time, and most of the time they are neutral, or nearly neutral.
#5 of Our Top Stories of 2018: It’s Not “Evolution” — A Nobel Prize for Engineering Enzymes
In effect, protein engineers are using the power of random change plus intelligent design to see what if anything will improve function.
About Orphan Genes — What’s the Big Problem for Evolution?
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.