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The chances of me posting anything of any substance this week is looking decidedly slim due to the fact that I have 4 days left to write a 3000 word essay which constitutes 8% of my entire degree. It’s all about transposons. Turns out our DNA is approximately 45% transposon, which is pretty cool when you think about it. Especially as transposons don’t actually have a role in cell function per se. What are they for? That’s what I’m trying to find out.