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Brokered regulatory leverage: Breaking Bad (1)

Summary: Breaking Bad. 2008TV-MA 5 Seasons Crime TV Shows. A high school chemistry teacher dying of cancer teams with a former student to secure his…

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Sunlight, hydrophobicity and biodiversity (3)

Ed Yong sneaks up from behind with A New Clue to How Life Originated 8/12/19 A long-standing mystery about early cells has a solution—and it’s…

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The tipping point (revisited): 90K (1)

Role of miRNAs in tumor and endothelial cell interactions during tumor progression 8/3/19 …during dissemination, tumor cells have to escape from the primary tumor mass,…

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Relatable not debatable (1)

Earlier today, I spoke with Charles. His superior use of analogies extended from food energy as information: “It’s like extra cheese on pizza,” to successful…

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The tipping point (revisited): Big Data (2)

The tipping point (revisited): Big Data (1) Forthcoming: Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World See: The Peculiar Blindness of Experts Some made authoritative…

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Gamification of creationism (1)

Thanks to David Sloan Wilson for inspiring me to write this series. See my book review:  He places neo-Darwinian evolution back into the context of…

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Biophysical constraints on RNA synthesis (1)

Includes: Constraints on amino acid substitutions in peptides Constraints on nanocomplexes Constraints on systems complexity Summary: The role that energy-dependent changes in the microRNA/messenger RNA…

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Phytoremediation, Microbiome and CRISPR (3)

A cure for cancer? 1/28/19 Still Want To Boycott Israel? Israeli Scientists Find Cure For Cancer, Report Says 1/29/19 Naturally occurring energy-dependent microRNA-mediated autophagy is…

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Light and life at base pair resolution (10)

Here is a link from our 1996 Hormones and Behavior review of RNA-mediated cell type differentiation to what is currently known about light-activated biophysically constrained…

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Dating rocks or mating for biodiversity?

To the antagonists on Ken Wolgemuth’s Facebook page: Light-activated microRNA biogenesis links the creation of the sun from the physiology of reproduction to all biodiversity…

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