A key question is how long biologists can argue that life looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, but it is actually a cat.
Intelligent design pioneer Michael Behe continues his conversation with philosophers Pat Flynn and Jim Madden.
Species are surrounded by other species (often sharing the same body), and therefore may interfere with one another’s fitness.
This technique of examining biology through the eyes of engineering is not necessarily new — systems biologists have been doing it for years.
If biologists had thought more like engineers, stumbling into the myth of “Junk DNA” might have been avoided.