Category Archives: Genome

Evolution Before Our Eyes: Complex Mutations in Microbes Giving New Functions

OUTLINE ( 1 ) Barry Hall’s lac Bug ( 2 ) Lenski’s Long Term E. Coli Evolution Experiment          Lenski’s E. coli Evolve Ability to Metabolize Citrate under Aerobic Conditions ( 3 ) Bacteriophage Lambda Evolves a New Protein Binding … Continue reading

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Endogenous Retroviruses in Your Genome Show Common Ancestry with Primates

Introduction to Endogenous Retroviruses Advances in biochemical technology since 2000 have allowed us to determine the full DNA sequences for humans and other animals. This new information has illuminated our evolutionary history. A number of patterns in our DNA are … Continue reading

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Do ENCODE Human Genome Results Support Intelligent Design?

I looked into this question, and wrote up an essay with my findings.  This essay got longer and longer, as I added a tutorial (for readers who are not biologists) on the human genome, and included some global musings on … Continue reading

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