“No evidence in the vast literature of heredity changes shows unambigious evidence that random mutation itself, even with geographical isolation of populations, leads to speciation. Then how do new species come into being? How do cauliflowers descend from tiny, wild Mediterranean cabbagelike plants, or pigs from wild boars?”
Pumice stone has other uses including the preparation of stonewashed denim. (You may find bits of it in the pockets of your newly purchased “distressed” jeans.)
Meyer tells the story of Einstein’s visit to the Palomar Observatory and his realization that he must abandon his famous fudge factor, the cosmological constant.
While my book presents intelligent design as an alternative to chemical evolutionary theory, Venema critiques it as if it had presented a critique of neo-Darwinism — i.e., biological evolutionary theory.
Let us count the ways in which “fortune” favored the evolution of the modern protein.