T. Ryan Gregory has posted a transcript of a BBC Radio 4 programme featuring ENCODE’s Ewan Birney – he discusses the 80% functional genome flap (BBC interview with Ewan Birney | Genomicron). You can hear the original broadcast. It’s just a shame they puffed up the 80% claim in the first place.
I see the ignorant, stupid, devious and downright dishonest within the creationist cohorts have been joined by the Centre For Intelligent Design, which is delighted by the junk DNA misinformation circulating in the media. I received an email from C4ID’s Dr Alastair Noble: Who would have thought it? ‘Junk’ DNA, the widely-promoted ‘killer’ argument for
Recently Larry Moran (Sandwalk) has been working his way through Jonathan Wells’ latest literary effort, The Myth of Junk DNA. The latest installment is Sandwalk: Junk & Jonathan: Part 8—Chapter 5. Dr Dr Wells, of course, is the Discovery Institute Fellow who is one of the speakers at C4ID’s secret summer school this year (actually