Published May 14, 2013
National Geographic, NBC News and Science Magazine reported on UB research that showed that so-called junk DNA, which makes up the vast majority of the genome, really isn’t needed for a healthy organism, and quotes Victor Albert, professor of biological sciences. “At least for a plant, junk DNA really is just junk – it’s not required,” he said. Articles also appeared on Live Science, Futurity, Science Daily, PhysOrg, Yahoo! News, Red Orbit, Fox News, Huffington Post and Mother Nature Network.
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