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RE: up!up!and away!




On Wed, 24 Mar 1999, Derkits, Gustav E, JR (Gus) wrote:

>       I AM WRITING SHORT EMAILS. OBVIOUSLY EVOLUTION
> HAS FEEDBACK LOOPS THAT STRONGLY FILTER THE OUTCOME.
> HOWEVER, NOTE THAT "JUNK DNA" OR NON-CODING DNA
> DOES EVOLVE BY RANDOM WALK.

I just read an article talking about the hunt for a "purpose" for junk
DNA.  This search is partly  due to the finding that "junk" DNA turns out
to be fairly highly conserved.