The ENCODE Embroilment, Part II

Denying Data Won't Change the Emerging Facts of Biology

In Salvo 31 we saw that the ENCODE project found that 80 percent of the human genome is biochemically functional—with 100 percent functionality in sight—overturning the concept of junk DNA. Fearing the demise of a cherished argument, evolutionists immediately retaliated in their customary style—by becoming emotional and attacking the messengers. Even top science journals like Science and Nature recognized the "anger," "rudeness," "intemperate...

 

is a scientist and an attorney with a PhD in Geology from the University of Johannesburg and a JD from the University of San Diego. In his day job, he works as Associate Director of the Center for Science and Culture at Discovery Institute, helping to oversee the intelligent design (ID) research program and defending academic freedom for scientists who support intelligent design. Dr. Luskin has written and spoken widely on the scientific mechanics and implications of both intelligent design and evolution. He also volunteers for the "IDEA Center," a non-profit that helps students to start IDEA Clubs on their college and high school campuses. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington, where he and his wife are avid enjoyers of the outdoors.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #32, Spring 2015 Copyright © 2021 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo32/the-encode-embroilment-part-ii

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