In article <45rhev$ka4 at studium.student.umu.se>, Agneta.Guillemot at historia.umu.se (Ludvig Mortberg) writes:
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>> I couldn't resist posting this. Sorry.
>Herr Mortberg has posted several articles arguing that molecular data should not
be ragarded as valid in evolutionary research. He now thinks he has found support
for this view.
Yes, there are problems with interpreting the DNA sequences and there inter
relations. But if unsolved problems should always be taken as sufficient reason
for discontinuing the effort, then *no* scientific research would be spared. This
is not desirable.
Does herr Mortberg hold that the DNA sequencies do not determine the primary
structures of the proteins and thereby the vas majority of the macroscopic
characteristics of the organism. If one doesn't, it should inescapably follow
that DNA sequencies are *the* primary data and that macroscopic structure and
function are secondary.
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