Science Johnson on 20 Aug 2008 11:55 pm
The flagellum motor is fascinating. It is also controversial because creationists think it proves there to be an intelligent designer. Decide for yourself.
From the video description: “Ken Miller discusses the error of the ‘poster child’ of intelligent design. He discusses the evolutionary history of the bacterial flagellum and how the parts both in groups and alone have function in other processes than the flagellum which is directly contradicts the idea of ‘irreducible complexity.’ ”
How it might have evolved: