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Relatable not debatable (2)

Can you  relate to this? Or is it debatable. Scientists Race to Build Vaccine for African Swine Fever Desperate for a vaccine, China has put…

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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 tipping point (revisited): 88K (1)

Summary: Viral trophism, the proliferation of viruses, is biophysically constrained by the light-activated assembly of the microRNA-RNA-peptide nanocomplex. The assembly of the nanocomplex links the…

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The Traveling Wall
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The tipping point (revisited): 87K (1)

A multicellular way of life for a multipartite virus (3/12/19) …the viral genome is not recapitulated in a single virus particle but in the viral…

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The tipping point (revisited): Genetic literacy

The Genetic Literacy Project is an organization that describes itself as dedicated to promoting public awareness and discussion of genetics, biotechnology, evolution and science literacy….

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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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Light-activated continuous environmental tracking (2)

Characterizing mutagenic effects of recombination through a sequence-level genetic map 1/25/19 Human recombination and mutation mapped Genetic recombination is an essential process in generating genetic…

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Posted in Adaptations Autophagy Diseases & Disorders Ecology

Light and life at base pair resolution (2)

For more information on the importance of transgenerational epigenetic inheritance in the context of autophagy, see: Autophagy.pro The creation of energy prevents the virus-driven degradation…

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Happy Veteran’s Day 2018 (2)

Excerpt: “…in most cases, the RNA is an mRNA, carrying a protein coding sequence which is translated by the ribosomal machinery into a covalently attached…

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FBI investigation of Christine M. Blasey Ford?

I may need help drafting a letter to the FBI that demands an investigation of Christine M. Blasey-Ford because she lied during a congressional hearing….

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