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  • Intelligent Design and the Death of the "Junk-DNA" Neo-Darwinian Paradigm

    06/16/2007 1:09:15 AM PDT · by balch3 · 129 replies · 1,908+ views
    Discovery Institute ^ | June 15, 2007 | Casey Luskin
    Two recent news articles are discussing the death of the junk-DNA icon of Neo-Darwinism. Wired Magazine has an article pejoratively titled "One Scientist's Junk Is a Creationist's Treasure" that emphasizes the positive point that intelligent design has made successful predictions on the question of "junk-DNA." The article reports: [A] surprising group is embracing the results: intelligent-design advocates. Since the early '70s, many scientists have believed that a large amount of many organisms' DNA is useless junk. But recently, genome researchers are finding that these "noncoding" genome regions are responsible for important biological functions. The Wired Magazine article then quotes Discovery...