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Hide and seek with science facts (8)

Summary: “…the company said that it has achieved resolution of one base pair with its method.” Hide and seek with science facts (7) Food energy-dependent…

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Posted in Adaptations Cytosis Diseases & Disorders Ecology RNA interference Subatomic

I can’t fix stupid (3)

Summary: Energy-dependent amino acid substitutions prevent the evolution of virus-driven pathology. See also my responses to Theorists Debate How ‘Neutral’ Evolution Really Is Correction added…

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Bottom-up biology

A special issue of Nature extends examples of human idiocy touted by biologically uninformed theorists to claims about: Bottom-up biology How is that a multitude…

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Posted in Adaptations Autophagy biophotonics Cytosis Ecology MicroRNA biogenesis Model Organisms RNA-mediated epigenetic regulation of gene expression Subatomic

10,000 reasons to believe in biophysical constraints (3)

See: The Darwin Code by Greg Bear Charles Darwin was wise enough not to pin down what he could not see or know, and so,…

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Posted in Adaptations Human Pheromones MicroRNA biogenesis Model Organisms RNA interference Variations

10,000 reasons to believe in biophysical constraints (2)

If you are going to #SFN2018 #SFN, you may need an update on what is known to all serious scientists. For example, compared to theorists,…

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Michael Bloomberg for President (NOT) in 2020

Michael Bloomberg Is Reportedly Going to Run for President in 2020—as a Democrat Bloomberg first ran for mayor of New York as a Republican in…

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Posted in Scientific Discoveries

Hormones effect sensitivity to androsterone

Our [androstenol/androsterone] mixture characterizes species-specific human pheromones, their epigenetic effects on physiology, and their affect on behavior.

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Posted in What's in the News

Music to our ears and song in birds: a common sense approach

The ability of science writers to misrepresent what is known about cause and effect by biologists and attribute emotion to song in birds, visual input in some species, tactile input in others, and pheromones in insects defies common sense.

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Posted in Common Scents Thoughts What's in the News

The challenges of a Darwinian approach to anything

It’s been more than 2 decades since the work of Axel and Buck replaced the ridiculous misrepresentations of those who appear to have never once thought about olfaction for finding food in birds.

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How Species Diversify

It is olfactory/pheromonal input that is responsible for the sensory drive and species diversity of Cichlids and the diversity of all species.

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