The junk DNA myth takes a well-deserved hit | The Institute for Creation Research
 
The junk DNA myth takes a well-deserved hit

In Journal of Creation 25 (3): 23-26, December 2011

A review of The Myth of Junk DNA by Jonathan Wells
Discovery Institute Press Seattle, WA, 2011

One of the greatest evolutionary frauds of recent times is the myth that eukaryotic genomes, particularly the human genome, are largely composed of meaningless ‘junk’ DNA sequences that serve no biological purpose. While many of the actual researchers working in the vast field of genomics now realize that virtually the entire genome is functional,1 a handful of influential and popular bio-science authors still authoritatively proclaim the fraudulent myth of ‘junk DNA’. Thus, the errant junk DNA myth is still widely perpetuated even though several decades of hard-hitting research profoundly declares otherwise.

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