Consider a scenario where there are three German Shepherds: a mother, her son, and a third that is a genetically engineered clone of the son.
It’s simply false for Dawkins to claim that when you compare genes of different animals, they “fall on a perfectly hierarchy — a perfect family tree.”
Among other design inspirations, the “ultimate non-stick coating” developed at McMaster University is based on the lotus leaf.
The subject of biomineralization also allows comparing the explanatory power of design over Darwinian evolution.
This is what happens when journals and media disqualify critical analysis of Darwinian explanations by fiat.