That’s the news, as reported in the New York Times recently. This ought to make a splash in the debate between evolutionary biologists and intelligent design theorists. For more on this, see here [NYT website link]. And to read a biologist who appears quite confident the NYT article is bunk, see here.
As for the intelligent design crowd, here’s an example of how they spin “junk DNA.” This was posted by the Discovery Institute a year ago (long before the recent news):