Jonathan Eisen has a blog post at The Tree of Life highlighting a paper about intelligent design from the Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology by Mark Farmer and Andrea Habura. "Basically, the article is a detailed discussion of how examples relating to microbial eukaryotes ... that are used by Intelligent Design advocates are, well, BS," Eisen writes.

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