Not only is genome alteration for placental pregnancy a “huge cut-and-paste operation,” study finds, but …
|September 26, 2011||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, 'Junk DNA', News|
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From “Invasion of Genomic Parasites Triggered Modern Mammalian Pregnancy, Study Finds” (ScienceDaily, Sep. 26, 2011), we learn:
“In the last two decades there have been dramatic changes in our understanding of how evolution works,” said Gunter Wagner, the Alison Richard Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) and senior author of the paper. “We used to believe that changes only took place through small mutations in our DNA that accumulated over time. But in this case we found a huge cut-and-paste operation that altered wide areas of the genome to create large-scale morphological change.” nonlocalizability, …
Cut and paste from where, guys?
The Yale team studying the evolutionary history of pregnancy looked at cells found in the uterus associated with placental development. They compared the genetic make-up of these cells in opossums — marsupials that give birth two weeks after conception — to armadillos and humans, distantly related mammals with highly developed placentas that nurture developing fetuses for nine months.
They found more than 1500 genes that were expressed in the uterus solely in the placental mammals.
Which natural selection completely accounts for, operating in a glacially slow series of steps …
It gets better:
Intriguingly, note the researchers, the expression of these genes in the uterus is coordinated by transposons — essentially selfish pieces of genetic material that replicate within the host genome and used to be called junk DNA.
So the Darwinists fronting junk DNA were and are wrong. The Christian Darwinists who preach that junk DNA proves that Christians must embrace Jesus n’ Darwin are wrong.
Notice how the announcement is cloaked in “we’ve figured it out now” language and mysterious talk of “genomic parasites”. You mean the ones crawling all over the dead Darwin? Yes, Darwin is dead, no matter what his lobby forces scared people to say or dense people to believe.
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