It’s another example of a paper that sounds like it could have been written by a proponent of intelligent design.
According to Erika DeBenedictis, “one of the big limitations of biology are the basic building blocks themselves.”
If biologists had thought more like engineers, stumbling into the myth of “Junk DNA” might have been avoided.
Some defenders of evolutionary orthodoxy would have us believe that we’ve only found a handful of non-coding DNA sequences that have function.
Casey Luskin examines a paper which argues that the famous beta-globin pseudogene is functional. Why is this pseudogene famous?