Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Evolution vs. Intelligent Design: Battle #325,612

A graduate student at the University of Chicago has published findings in Nature that shores up arguments in favor of evolution. He claims to have found a missing link. Previously, it was difficult to defend evolutionary reasons for fish like flounder to have both eyes on the same side of their heads, since there were no intermediary stages between symmetrical eye placement and extremely asymmetrical placement. Apparently, new analysis of old evidence is showing that this physical change could have evolved gradually.

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