Reeves: A Rising Star Describes a Biological Revolution

bacteria, biochemistry, biology, computer scientist, emergent properties, Emily Reeves, engineers, Evolution, foresight, hierarchical integration, integration, Intelligent Design, Irreducible Complexity, Jim Esch, materialism, purpose, Reductionism, science, signaling networks, silicon, Systems Biology, Technology
“Engineers more easily recognize impressive design because they have actually tied to build stuff.” Source
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Event Report: Design and the Designer

biology, Biomimetics, COVID-19, Daniel Reeves, design triangulation, Emily Reeves, Eric Metaxas, faith, Faith & Science, history of science, human foot, intellectuals, Intelligent Design, International Space Station, John West, Michael Keas, Olympics, Philadelphia, Physics, Earth & Space, Return of the God Hypothesis, Socrates in the City, Stephen Meyer, Stuart Burgess, Systems Biology, theology, Westminster Conference on Science and Faith
There were 16 different talks, ranging from the history of science and faith to more technical topics like systems biology and design triangulation. Source
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End of the Road for the Intelligent Design Debate?

biology, CELS 2021, Conference on Engineering in Living Systems, Derek Gatherer, DNA, emergence, Evolution, evolutionary mechanism, Intelligent Design, John Thomas, Michael Behe, Michel Morange, P. A. Braillard, Pam Mantri, proteins, Reductionism, Stephen Meyer, stigmergic teleology, synthetic biology, Systems Biology
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. Source
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New Paper Investigates Engineering Design Constraints on the Bacterial Flagellum

bacterial flagellum, biology, Colorado State University, computer science, cost, costs, dependency network, design triangulation, dimensions, energy needs, Engineering, form, helical propeller, Intelligent Design, Irreducible Complexity, logic controls, materials, motility, Paul Nelson, propulsion, redirection, signals, Steve Laufmann, Systems Biology, timing, Waldean Schulz, Waterfall Model
This technique of examining biology through the eyes of engineering is not necessarily new — systems biologists have been doing it for years. Source
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