Long described as useless leftovers of evolution, pseudogenes are rising from the junk pile as functional entities.
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.”
A pair of new articles in Nature Genetics acknowledge just how widespread ERV and retrotransposon functionality is.
Many studies show that degradative mutations in APOB cause decreased cholesterol.
I was asked recently to take part in an online symposium. The journal Sapientia, published by the Carl F.H. Henry Center, invited four theistic evolutionists to review my book.