Dennis Venema’s arguments about Michael Yarus’s work were already addressed in detail by Meyer and Nelson in a technical paper.
Douglas Axe is a protein scientist who has published work on the rarity of new protein folds by doing research on beta-lactamase enzymes.
As a former STEM teacher, I think it’s safe to say that one of a science instructor’s biggest challenges is to instill in students an exciting and genuine sense of discovery through the scientific process.
Let’s encourage dissent and embrace an authentically liberal approach to scientific inquiry.
Readers may wonder who Dennis Venema is and how he came to his crusade against ID. Some background may help explain.