Functionality for junk DNA is prevalent, and was successfully predicted by intelligent design.
At first glance, it might seem that whether we believe in evolution as a purely material, unguided process should make no difference to values or morality.
A news release from the University of Haifa pulls no punches about the implications.
In previous posts, I’ve covered how neo-Darwinism can make biological redundancy more confusing than it should be.
ID licenses scientists to be curious about non-conserved biological redundancy and to investigate the possibility that biological redundancy is purposeful.