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Old 10th April 2019, 05:45 AM   #1
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3 Academic Profs get Evolution Completely Wrong

Read this article first.

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Researchers witness the emergence of a new gene in the lab


How do new genes appear? For more than a century, researchers have thought that, from time to time, new gene functions evolved after cells accidentally made a copy of one of their existing genes. According to this theory, the 'extra' gene copy could then evolve freely. In this way, it could acquire a new function, while the original gene ensured that the original function was retained. No direct observation supporting this theory has been reported so far. Now, however, researchers at TU Delft have observed this evolutionary mechanism in action for the first time in yeast cells. https://m.phys.org/news/2019-04-witn...-gene-lab.html
Start this 3 profs vid 2 minutes in.
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Old 10th April 2019, 10:50 AM   #2
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Nice "consensus" of scholars.
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Old 11th April 2019, 01:22 AM   #3
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I read the article. It looks OK. I cannot see Youtube movies. What are the three professors doing wrong?
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Old 11th April 2019, 01:38 AM   #4
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Gene duplication is one mechanism, there are others. Simple transcription errors at recombination are the most common.
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Old 11th April 2019, 02:10 AM   #5
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This is the full text of the paper the press release refers to? https://journals.plos.org/plosgeneti...l.pgen.1007853
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Old 11th April 2019, 02:13 AM   #6
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I'm missing what the video has to do with the press release linked to in the OP. It's not the same researchers (or "researchers" in the case of the video).
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Originally Posted by steenkh View Post
I read the article. It looks OK. I cannot see Youtube movies. What are the three professors doing wrong?
All of them have expertise in fields unrelated to biological sciences and they are creationists too boot. In the vid they each offer up reasons why evolution is wrong. One such is irreducible complexity.
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Old 11th April 2019, 04:41 AM   #8
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One such is irreducible complexity.
Is a second one "fairies"? I mean, they're about as real as the first.
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Originally Posted by kellyb View Post
I'm missing what the video has to do with the press release linked to in the OP. It's not the same researchers (or "researchers" in the case of the video).
There is no direct connection between the two. There is a evidentiary link in the evolution
vs creationism argument which would be genes do spontaneously come to be and quickly do to the need to adapt to a changing enviroment rather than at the guiding hand of some supernatural agent.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Gene duplication is one mechanism, there are others. Simple transcription errors at recombination are the most common.
Up until recently according to the article it's only been a "what we think" is going on. Now we have direct observations that long held assumptions are in fact true.
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There is no direct connection between the two. There is a evidentiary link in the evolution
vs creationism argument which would be genes do spontaneously come to be and quickly do to the need to adapt to a changing enviroment rather than at the guiding hand of some supernatural agent.
Ah, gotcha'!
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
All of them have expertise in fields unrelated to biological sciences and they are creationists too boot. In the vid they each offer up reasons why evolution is wrong. One such is irreducible complexity.
Thanks for explaining. I'll see if I can watch the video at a later date.
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Originally Posted by Steve001 View Post
All of them have expertise in fields unrelated to biological sciences and they are creationists too boot. In the vid they each offer up reasons why evolution is wrong. One such is irreducible complexity.
I haven't watched that one yet, and I do watch SciManDan quite a bit. Irreducible complexity? In other words, I can't figure out how that happened, therefore God.
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