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Archive for March, 2009

31 March 2009

“The Old Enigma,” Part 1 of 3

Michael J Behe

Dear Readers, When The Edge of Evolution  The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism  was first published, some Darwinist reviewers sneered that the problem it focused on — the need for multiple mutations to form some protein features (such as binding sites), where intermediate mutations were deleterious — was a chimera. There were no […]

18 March 2009

Waiting Longer for Two Mutations, Part 5

Michael J Behe

Dear Readers, An interesting paper appeared several months ago in an issue of the journal Genetics, “Waiting for Two Mutations: With Applications to Regulatory Sequence Evolution and the Limits of Darwinian Evolution” (Durrett, R & Schmidt, D. 2008. Genetics 180: 1501-1509). This is the fifth of five posts that discusses it. Cited references appear in this post. The […]

13 March 2009

Waiting Longer for Two Mutations, Part 4

Michael J Behe

An interesting paper appeared several months ago in an issue of the journal Genetics, “Waiting for Two Mutations: With Applications to Regulatory Sequence Evolution and the Limits of Darwinian Evolution” (Durrett, R & Schmidt, D. 2008. Genetics 180: 1501-1509). This is the fourth of five posts that discusses it. Cited references will appear in the last post.  Now […]

11 March 2009

Waiting Longer for Two Mutations, Part 3

Michael J Behe

Dear Readers, An interesting paper appeared several months ago in an issue of the journal Genetics, “Waiting for Two Mutations: With Applications to Regulatory Sequence Evolution and the Limits of Darwinian Evolution” (Durrett, R & Schmidt, D. 2008. Genetics 180: 1501-1509). This is the third of five posts that discusses it. Cited references will appear in the last […]

10 March 2009

Waiting Longer for Two Mutations, Part 2

Michael J Behe

Dear Readers,  An interesting paper appeared several months ago in an issue of the journal Genetics, “Waiting for Two Mutations: With Applications to Regulatory Sequence Evolution and the Limits of Darwinian Evolution” (Durrett, R & Schmidt, D. 2008. Genetics 180: 1501-1509). This is the second of five posts that discusses it. Cited references will appear in the last […]

9 March 2009

Waiting Longer for Two Mutations, Part 1

Michael J Behe

Dear Readers,  An interesting paper appeared several months ago in an issue of the journal Genetics, “Waiting for Two Mutations: With Applications to Regulatory Sequence Evolution and the Limits of Darwinian Evolution” (Durrett, R & Schmidt, D. 2008. Genetics 180: 1501-1509). This is the first of five posts that discusses it. Cited references will appear in the last […]