As Seth W. Cheetham and his co-authors put it, biology suffers from “demotivation into exploring pseudogene function by the a priori assumption that they are functionless.”
Overlapping genes, or “nested coding,” was anticipated by microbiologist Siegfried Scherer.
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Design predictions rise as evolutionary assumptions fall. The junk DNA myth is, for all practical purposes, falsified.
How many times have we heard it claimed that the vast majority of the human genome is “junk” and therefore could not have been designed?