Biological SETI - We're looking the wrong way

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Message 1357371 - Posted: 15 Apr 2013, 23:52:13 UTC

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Message 1357524 - Posted: 16 Apr 2013, 13:08:44 UTC

Sounds like a futile variation on The Bible Code...


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Panspermia anyone?

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Message 1357525 - Posted: 16 Apr 2013, 13:12:50 UTC

I tend to go for exogenesis.

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Message 1357703 - Posted: 17 Apr 2013, 6:51:21 UTC

Hiding a message to us from millennia ago in the unused part of our DNA seems a bit too far out to warrant serious study.
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Message 1357705 - Posted: 17 Apr 2013, 6:57:22 UTC

What about mutation rates? They are pretty high in unused parts of den DNA. And so I think It would be nearly impossible do decode the orignale message
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