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Damon Lisch, a plant geneticist at Purdue University who studies transposable elements and was not involved with the study, said he hopes this study pushes back against a widespread but misguided notion that transposons are “junk DNA.”
Using standard methods, the cost of printing DNA could run upwards of a billion dollars or more, depending on the strand.
Through his company, consumers will be able to cheaply make custom DNA strands, including what Heinz calls “creatures.”
I am not the most financially literate person (I would be hard-pressed to articulate the term “junk bond”).
What you see is a massive, well-intentioned, legal junk pile.
DNA tests were used to confirm Albert's status as father in both cases, following protracted legal battles.Princess Charlene Gives Birth To Twins Gabriella and Jacques|Tom Sykes|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as no junk-man came, and as no one could be found to care for its now sadly battered hulk, its good riddance became a problem.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
We obliged them to proceed, passed close by the junk, and then landed, and continued our excursion on foot.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
After he had married her, he'd sell out this pile of junk and let somebody else haggle with the Injuns and cowpunchers.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
Your Caroline, so enticing five hours before in this very chamber where she frisked about like an eel, is now a junk of lead.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete|Honore de Balzac
Then bit by bit, he unloaded his mind, which appeared full of little things, like a junk shop.The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton
British Dictionary definitions for junk DNA
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Cultural definitions for junk DNA
Segments of DNA along a chromosome that are not genes, do not code for anything that we know of, and whose purpose we do not understand. Approximately ninety-five percent of the human genome falls into this category. The term junk may be misleading, however, as this DNA may have other functions, such as regulating genes during development.