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Ecological Adaptations: From Angstroms to Ecosystems (2)

From the time I published my review of biophysically constrained nutritional epigenetics, which refuted the neo-Darwinian nonsense about mutation-driven evolution, 2834 more publications have mentioned…

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Where did stuff come from? (1)

Researchers may have solved origin-of-life conundrum 3/16/15 …the conditions that produce nucleic acid precursors also create the starting materials needed to make natural amino acids…

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Phytoremediation, Microbiome and CRISPR (2)

Learning and Its Neural Correlates in a Virtual Environment for Honeybees (1/25/19) links Nutrient-dependent/pheromone-controlled adaptive evolution: a model (6/14/13) from Human pheromones and food odors:…

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Light-activated ecological adaptation (2)

Theorists who have not started with light-activated microRNA biogenesis and the creation of the sense of smell are scared. See: Double-edged effects of noncoding RNAs…

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Viral latency vs deadly paleoanthropology (2)

SREBP-dependent lipidomic reprogramming as a broad-spectrum antiviral target Re: “Virus infection reprogrammed host lipid metabolism” (with my emphasis) Within the major category of metabolism, there…

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The tipping point (revisited): 81,000 publications (4)

HPV infects more than 79 million Americans. The virus-driven degradation of messenger RNA links the creation of enzyme USP46 to specific HPV strains that cause…

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Are Kavanaugh’s accusers terrorists?

Summary: Christine Blasey Ford appears to be a Stanford-based pseudoscientist. See for comparison also: Viruses are a dominant driver of protein adaptation in mammals from…

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microRNA targeting efficacy refutes ridiculous theories

The biochemical basis of microRNA targeting efficacy Hold on, this is waiting to be approved by BioRxiv. This highly significant somewhat cloaked advancement of a…

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ATP-fueled microRNA biogenesis and cancer therapy

An ATP-fueled nucleic acid signal amplification strategy for highly sensitive microRNA detection My summary: Add energy to fuel the creation of the target microRNA and…

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The tipping point (revisited): 77,000 publications (2)

See: The tipping point (revisited): 77,000 publications Spin-doctoring of the information from presentations during Schrödinger at 75 – The Future of Biology – September 2018…

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