Evolution Not Just the Result of Random Mutations
The research, which appears to offer evidence of a hidden mechanism guiding the way biological organisms respond to the forces of natural selection, provides a new perspective on evolution, the scientists said.
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Does anybody else get a little warm, nostalgic feeling when they read a non-textbook that calls the mitochondria the "powerhouse of the cell" and talks about ATP? *sigh* It almost makes me giddy.
One very important point the article stresses:
The scientists do not know how the cellular machinery guiding this process may have originated, but they emphatically said it does not buttress the case for intelligent design, a controversial notion that posits the existence of a creator responsible for complexity in nature.
Not that the opinions of scientists hold any water with ID pushers. Especially when the scientists have conceded 2 points:
Obvious answer - God did it. Duh.
By min | November 13, 2008, 3:20 PM | Science