At one time, many researchers viewed shared junk DNA sequences as the most compelling evidence for common descent and, hence, … Continue reading Three (More) Reasons Why Junk DNA Is No Longer Evidence for Evolution
Having frequently heard the cries of “poor design!” from those who believe an intelligent designer would never create the human … Continue reading Is the Design of the Human Retina Sensible?
Little kids love to ask, “Why?” So do skeptics; however, their “why” questions aren’t asked to gain insight. Instead, they … Continue reading Mitochondrial Genomes: Evidence for Evolution or Creation?
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet. So Romeo … Continue reading What’s in a Name?: Hurricane Monikers and the Problem of Evil
Life scientists continue to identify new functions for so-called junk DNA. Recently, a researcher from the US Centers for Disease … Continue reading New Research Suggests Two Overlooked Functions of Junk DNA
Long-held scientific consensus that pseudogenes are functionless genetic junk has been further discredited by the discovery that some pseudogenes code … Continue reading Scientific Upset: More Functions for Pseudogenes
Based on a study of cells derived from 13 different tissue types, researchers have demonstrated that pseudogenes are expressed at … Continue reading High Levels of Pseudogene Expression Help Silence the Case for Common Descent