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  • Evolution's new wrinkle: Proteins with cruise control provide new perspective (DIRECTED MUTATION!)

    11/25/2008 10:22:41 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 364 replies · 3,761+ views
    Princeton University ^ | November 10, 2008 | Kitta MacPherson
    A team of Princeton University scientists has discovered that chains of proteins found in most living organisms act like adaptive machines, possessing the ability to control their own evolution. 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...