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That helps to make the point that secular scientists are hesitant to publish something like this.

There are scientists and not-scientists. Some may be secular. In grad school the project I worked on was headed by an Irish Catholic. But what distinguishes scientists from non-scientists is that they go where the data leads. So, no, if they have the data they will not be hesitant to publish anything. If they are confident the data stands up, and others can replicate their results, they won't hesitate at all. And if it overturns "established" science then they will become famous.

You don't get how science works. (Most people don't, it seems.) Newton is famous for coming up with his three laws of motion (among other things). Someone today verifying the three laws of motion won't become famous, and likely wouldn't even merit a mention in the science literature. It's been done. We already know it. It's not noteworthy. Einstein became famous for, among other things, generalizing the laws of motion to great speeds (special relativity).

Proving that we are not related to other primates would be noteworthy. That scientist would be famous overnight. You'll notice that isn't happening. Evolution is as close to a fact as a scientific theory can be. It's now about how it occurs (gradual, punctuated, etc**) than if it occurs. Because we know it does.

The biological rates don't support the timeframes required to evolve humans with such differences in base pairs.

And a scientist who demonstrated that would be an instant rock star. But that is not forthcoming, apparently.

**And likely details of which I am unaware. I'm not a biologist, so I do not keep up on the literature and go to the conferences.
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