“Creation Myths” Misquotes and Misrepresents Junk DNA Video

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Our video backs up what it says with clear quotes and references. We’ve provided more documentation here. Source
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New Long Story Video Tackles “A Battle of Predictions: Junk DNA”

BioEssays, biologists, biology, Carmen Sapienza, Columbia University, DNA, ENCODE, Evolution, evolutionary biologists, Forrest Mims, Francis Crick, Genome Biology and Evolution, genomes, Intelligent Design, John Bodnar, John Mattick, Jonathan Wells, Journal of Human Evolution, Junk DNA, Laurence Moran, Living with Darwin, Long Story Short, Nature (journal), Nature Methods, Oxford University Press, paradigm shift, Philip Kitcher, predictions, Richard Dawkins, Scientific American, Taylor & Francis, The Greatest Show on Earth, University of Toronto, W. Ford Doolittle, What’s in Your Genome, William Dembski
Something happened in 2012 that changed the entire debate in favor of the ID-based prediction that DNA would be largely functional. Source
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Denis Noble in Nature: “Time to Admit Genes Are Not the Blueprint For Life”

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In his review, Noble comes right out and says that “Classic views of evolution should also be questioned.” Source
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The New Post-Junk-DNA Paradigm of Molecular Biology: RNA Genes

anomalies, BioEssays, biology, brain function, dogma, epigenetic information, Evidence, Evolution, evolutionary theory, function, gene regulation, genes, genetic programming, geochemical anomalies, inheritance, Intelligent Design, John Mattick, Junk DNA, molecular biology, non-coding DNA, paradigm shift, RNA genes, Thomas Kuhn, transgenerational memory
RNA genes have many functions but a large proportion entail gene regulation-related functions that fall within the category of epigenetics. Source
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Former “Junk DNA,” STRs Found to Be “Rheostats” that “Precisely Regulate Gene Expression”

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Rheostats are “often used as power control devices, for example to control light intensity (dimmer), speed of motors, heaters, and ovens.” Source
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Moran: Sternberg and Behe “Appear to Know More About Evolution than Their Opponents”

biology, Charles Darwin, constructive neutral evolution, David Klinghoffer, debates, Dragon, ENCODE, Evolution, genetic drift, Intelligent Design, Junk DNA, Laurence Moran, Malgorzata Moczydlowska-Vidal, Michael Behe, Michael Lynch, Michael Ruse, natural selection, Poland, Richard Dawkins, Richard Sternberg
The whole point of selection was to bias or direct the deliverances of chance variation, so that “luck” didn’t have to do all the work. Source
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Jonathan Wells Evaluates Darwinian Evolution in New Online Course

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How strong is the evidence for Darwinian evolution? What are the limits of the Darwinian mechanism? Source
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Does the Scientific Evidence Support Evolutionary Models of Human Origins?

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The fossil record shows a break between the australopithecines, supposedly directly ancestral to our genus, and the first humanlike members of the genus. Source
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