Posted in Adaptations Diseases & Disorders Ecology

Abiogenesis vs microRNA Biogenesis (1)

Retroviruses, such as human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) cause one gene to influence two or more seemingly unrelated morphological and/or behavioral phenotypic traits. The HERVs are…

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Posted in Scientific Discoveries What's in the News

Functional vomeronasal receptor genes in primates?

Social isolation disrupts myelin production.

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Posted in Scientific Discoveries What's in the News

Human pheromones and your immune system

the role of mammalian pheromones in immune system modulation should be acknowledged as it has been in Robinson’s work on insect species.

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Posted in Common Scents Thoughts You know this

Misrepresentations of biologically based cause and effect:

…food odors and pheromones cause the electrical activation of genes in nerve cells of brain tissue. This links them directly to behavior via the required gene, cell, tissue, organ, organ system pathway (Kohl, submitted).

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