We have commented many times here on a ‘new paradigm’ for biological evolution, always citing the ‘macro model’ of WHEE. Current science isn’t going to get it straight, even as its biochemical/genetic research grows by leaps and bounds. The reason is most probably that the categories of science, which spring from physics, are ‘denatured’ and don’t accept what is really needed. One issue is the ‘teleological’ factor. Science can’t handle this. But in general evolutionary scientists have failed to observe the dynamic behind evolution. They assume that because they correctly infer the fact of evolution from the fossil record that they have observed what really drives evolution. But that is a delusion.
We must suspect that evolution proceeds beyond genetics with a blueprint equivalent unknown to us.