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DS Wilson’s view of biophysically constrained life (2)

This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution (2/26/19) Review submitted [2/26/19 at 10:10 am]- Thank you! We’re processing your review. This may take several…

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RNA processing and disease (3)

Evolution and the ice age 2/26/13 Scientists are discovering how the evolution of ecosystems has to be taken into account when speculating between different geological…

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Blood music orchestrates human life (1)

Summary: It is clear that light-activated oxygen-dependent microRNA biogenesis is the key to the ‘music of life’ via the physiology of reproduction, which links sympatric…

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Biophysically constrained fast adaptation (3)

Excerpt: “One fascinating aspect of innate self-adjusting mechanisms appears to be a programmed “strategy” for adaptation that corresponds in function to programs that human engineers…

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Life and death at base pair resolution (1)

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The tipping point (revisited): 81,000 publications (2)

Huge brain study uncovers ‘buried’ genetic networks linked to mental illness (2018) …codes for elements that regulate gene expression, such as transcription factors and microRNAs,…

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From microRNA.pro to quantumsouls.pro (2)

Caffeine-inducible gene switches controlling experimental diabetes Capitalizing on routine cultural habits, therapies based on such systems should seamlessly integrate into people’s lifestyle, and therefore could…

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One mutation vs two amino acid substitutions

A two-amino acid change in the hemagglutinin of the 1918 influenza virus abolishes transmission (2007) …a predominant human alpha-2,6 sialic acid binding preference is essential…

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The tipping point (revisited): 78,000 publications (3)

Structural basis of the nucleosome transition during RNA polymerase II passage Kujirai T, Ehara H, Fujino Y, Shirouzu M, Sekine S, Kurumizaka H Science (2018)…

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Epigenetic effects on Eastern and Western societies

I linked natural selection for energy-dependent codon optimality from fixation of the EDAR V370A variant in mice to humans. See this Q and A with…

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