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Dr Adequate
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Message 3 of 27 (440234)
12-12-2007 8:22 AM
Reply to: Message 1 by bernerbits
12-11-2007 2:51 PM


A popular counterclaim to evolution is the "No new genetic information" claim. Specifically, supporters of this view insist that scientists have never discovered new genetic information entering a species' genome, and that all genetic variation is a result of either loss or recombination.
Well, given that bacteria reproduce asexually, these experiments prove them wrong.
http://www.uwyo.edu/krist/misc/sse_poster_june06.pdf
http://www.millerandlevine.com/...vol/DI/Parts-is-Parts.html

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