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Remembering the vestigial organs of defunct Darwinian biology

Almost fondly, given how amusing it all seems if you are old enough to remember when they were taken seriously. From a piece on how the concept of “pseudogenes” is likewise headed for the composter. Read More ›

Nature Reviews Genetics article admits that junk DNA has been “prematurely dismissed”

The authors of the paper, of course, avoid pointing out that the presumption of uselessness was anchored in the comfortable fit between useless junk in the genome and the idea of unintelligent evolution. Never mind, Jonathan Wells’ The Myth of Junk DNA seems to be holding up well. Read More ›