A pair of new articles in Nature Genetics acknowledge just how widespread ERV and retrotransposon functionality is.
To me, this kind of back and forth is more amenable to serious discussion and reflection than quick volleys on a discussion board.
While discussions of science standards are often couched in bureaucratic-sounding language, the impact of these policies can be profound.
If this were true, it would cast suspicion on the skeptics who, so goes this line of insinuation, are motivated by their passion to believe.
Perhaps it is awe-inspiring to evolutionary biologists to try to work a puzzle, trying to find how everything is connected by common ancestry.