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Take that, creationists: Boffins witness birth of new species in the lab

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But suppose genes DID lose function, only those functions at the time were superfluous. Didn't geneticists also note that only a small fraction of our genetic code is actually in active use and that, should some of the older codes switch on, you'd end up with what's not termed an atavism?

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