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FDA’s ignorance: From roots to shoots (1)

See: CDC’s ignorance: From roots to shoots (1) Facts about food safety linked vitamin C and vitamin D3 to fixation of amino acid substitutions and…

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Richard Axel refutes theistic evolution

Natural common descent driven by natural mutation (at protein, cis-regulatory & epigenetic levels) channeled by selection (natural, sexual, purifying etc), taking place over the last…

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Bruce McEwen’s legacy: sympatric speciation (5)

Looking for some evolutionary biology reading in 2020? Don’t miss our “In the Light of #Evolution” series, comprising #openaccess Research, Reviews, Q&As – and more…

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The tipping point (revisited): 96K (1)

Happy New Year! Unless you are a biologically uninformed theorist. If so, see first and suffer: The tipping point (revisited): 95K (5) 12/11/2019 On 1/1/2020,…

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The end of theistic evolution (1)

Neanderthals likely introduced modern humans to dangerous viruses. But they also provided genetic defenses, through interbreeding. “It’s like they brought the knife, but they also…

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Patented Creation vs Evolution of Disease (1)

See: Learning from Bacteria about Natural Information Processing  10/15/09 The author of this monograph, Eshel Ben-Jacob was a biophysicist who modeled cognition using bacterial organization….

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Bastardized health care (4)

California festival shooter claimed to be of Iranian and Italian descent 7/30/19 …he invited people to read “Might Is Right,” an 1890 book advocating for…

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The tipping point (revisited): 88K (3)

The Woman Who Revealed the Missing Link Between Viruses and Cancer 6/17/19 In 1911, virologist Peyton Rous discovered the Rous sarcoma virus, which he concluded…

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The eternal significance of microRNA biogenesis (3)

Summary: One year after my series on The eternal significance of microRNAs was completed, I tweeted the question: How are mutations linked to evolution? Decoding…

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The tipping point (revisited): HYL1

Despite all the efforts against it, Sci-Hub grew: currently there are > 400,000 visitors daily, reaching more than half a million sometimes. Biologically uniformed theorists…

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