The arrival of humans on the scene of life is impossible to explain through unguided evolution alone, says Dr. Geoffrey Simmons.
Overlapping genes, or “nested coding,” was anticipated by microbiologist Siegfried Scherer.
Professor Behe traces the errant thinking to an outdated mathematical picture taken from Ronald Fisher and his 1930 book, The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection.
It was interesting to see fellow University of Chicago biologist Jerry Coyne casually shoehorn Thornton into a Washington Post review of Darwin Devolves.
“Remove the sun,” wrote Isaac Asimov, “and the human brain would not have developed.”