Have you ever heard people say that intelligent design (ID) theory has never been applied to biology? They are wrong! In fact, it is applied frequently in the very important field of detecting genetically modified organisms (GMOs). “A genetically modified organism contains DNA that has been altered using genetic engineering.” (National Geographic) Detection can trace the use of GMOs, now frequent in our food supply, so that products can be recalled if there is a problem or if people just don’t want to use GMO products.
GMOs are intelligently designed biological organisms, and scientists use design theorist William Dembski’s explanatory filter to detect GMOs.Eric Holloway, “Is Gmo Detection An Application of Dembski’s Explanatory Filter?” at Mind Matters News
“The process of determining whether an organism has been the product of genetic engineering meets the criteria of the explanatory filter,” he says.