Functionality for junk DNA is prevalent, and was successfully predicted by intelligent design.
This explains why many researchers, who are fully on board with evolution, nonetheless ignore Graur’s advice.
The authors criticize the “ultra-Darwinian mindset,” which “perpetuates the notion that the genome, and life itself, is like a Swiss watch.”
From a new, open-access article, “Implications of the first complete human genome assembly.”
ID licenses scientists to be curious about non-conserved biological redundancy and to investigate the possibility that biological redundancy is purposeful.