Quite frankly, this article is stupid. Despite what is posted, no one seriously thought that "Junk" DNA was never going to be found to have a function. In fact, there are many, many theories as to what it was, and what it did. We simply didn't know, so a flippant name for it "Junk DNA" was coined, and it caught on because the name was kinda cool. I don't know ANY geneticist that thought it was really Junk, every one I ever talked to about it, had a different idea about what its true purpose was. I had/have my own ideas, but that is based more one some ideas by a Greg Bear, a speculative fiction author (very, very smart guy for just a layman).
But I guess its simply easier to say "Look, the Scientists were wrong, therefore, it was Adam and Eve afterall!"
posted on 06/16/2007 4:54:08 AM PDT
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Despite what is posted, no one seriously thought that "Junk" DNA was never going to be found to have a function.
If there is no 'junk' DNA, i.e. DNA that now serves no purpose as the species has evolved, that would seem to be a problem for evolutionary theory.
posted on 06/16/2007 1:00:21 PM PDT
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