Optimality Recognized in Core Biological Infrastructure

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I will begin with an example from embryology, then turn to metabolism, and finish with the breadth of chemical space covered by the natural amino acids. Source
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Darwin Is on the Roof — New Book from Michael Behe, Out Today

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The public is being prepared very slowly for the demise of Darwinian evolutionary theory. It wasn’t planned this way, but it is how things are playing out. Source
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