agschultz at aol.com (Agschultz) writes:
>For some time now I've been interested in genetics (mostly with regard to
>evolution). Much of the reading I've done thus far has been at a layman's
>level (with some exceptions). I do not recall reading of replicating "junk
>I find this subject rather interesting and I was wondering if anyone might
>be able to recommend some references on the subject.
The best 'layman's' discussion of junk DNA I've seen is in books by Richard Dawkins - who has several suggestions as to why it occurs. Start with 'The Selfish Gene'.....