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Evolution is not progress

Evolution has nothing to do with progress. Most evolution doesn’t even have anything to do with adaptation, and it is perfectly possible for a change that is worse than useless to spread through a population. 2,110 more words


Evolution's time problem - waiting for genetic change

A central question that arises is how effective is the evolution process at producing novel functions. How did eyes, hearts, brains, wings, spliceosomes, ribosomes, evolve? There are plenty of stories of how all these intricate organs and complexed evolved – but these often substitute imagination with science, and provide very little in empirical evidence. 2,837 more words