Whacha gonna do with all that junk…
|June 13, 2007||Posted by Paul Nelson under Intelligent Design|
…such as, for instance, those LINE elements?
Wired magazine weighs in with an article about the shifting fortunes of so-called “junk DNA.” Anyone following the ongoing discovery of functional roles for DNA once assumed to be evolutionary rubbish should agree that this is the very worst heuristic for biology:
I don’t know what X does; therefore, X probably does nothing.