September 08, 2008
Not So Junky After All
Posted by scott at September 08, 2008 01:02 PM
Researchers seem to have discovered evidence that at least some changes in the human species have been caused by so-called "junk" DNA. I've read rumblings that junk DNA, well, might not be, a few times before, but this is the first article that seems (to me anyway) to provide direct evidence for it..
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Yep - we talked about this back when I was in school.
What's frightening as hell is the researcher talking about giving mice opposable thumbs. For serious? We're going to give the smartest species on the planet opposable thumbs? What are they? Nuts?