Thursday, January 21, 2010

Protozoans Against Intelligent Design

Tthough technically, I thought that the name protozoa had been dropped for something else. Never mind.)

The Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology has just published a very nice paper showing how the details of protist evolution "dispel the myths of intelligent design." Generally, protists are "unicellular eukaryotes that either exist as independent cells, or if they occur in colonies, do not show differentiation into tissues." Think amoebae or foraminifera.

Biologists Mark Farmer and Andrea Habura address various ID claims and show how the evolution of protists disprove them. 

Full article here

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