Transposable elements modify gene regulation in maize to confer drought tolerance, alter flowering time, and enable plants to grow in toxic aluminum soils.
A couple of years ago, Professor Lents became fascinated by orphan genes, and went looking for them in the human genome.
Sharing of information is not evolution. It’s like sharing library books, not writing them.
Can you think of an un-designed process that employs external machinery to maintain the state of another machine?
It’s fine to search through random results for an outcome you’re aiming for. Just don’t call it Darwinian evolution.