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Small RNAs and nutritional epigenetics (serious humor)

Serbian government honored me by putting me on their 20 recently   In the context of nutritional epigenetics and “fitness,” small RNAs are clearly the…

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Something from no thing

The Bridge From Nowhere How is it possible to get something from nothing? BY AMANDA GEFTERAUGUST 7, 2014 Excerpt: “Evolution has trained us to find causal…

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Models in biology vs pathetic thinking

Models in biology: ‘accurate descriptions of our pathetic thinking’ Article excerpt: “…laying the foundations for rescuing Darwin’s theory from oblivion [67], a task later accomplished,…

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Ecologically adapted human mating sans evolution

The evolution of human mating: David Puts at TEDxPSU Video published on 18 Apr 2014 Description: David Puts discusses the evolution of human mating and…

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Not focused and self-aggrandizing

Abstract: This atoms to ecosystems model of ecological adaptations links nutrient-dependent epigenetic effects on base pairs and amino acid substitutions to pheromone-controlled changes in the microRNA…

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Ignorance and arrogance: a pernicious combination

Jay R. Feierman, M.D., who moderates the ISHE’s human ethology yahoo group has again decided to publicly defame me. See for example: “I agree with…

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Nutrient-dependent cooperation vs cannibalism (video)

Contributions of VLDLR and LRP8 in the establishment of retinogeniculate projections reported as: Researchers find surprising relationships in brain signaling Excerpt: “…the glycoprotein Reelin is crucial to…

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Epigenesis vs mutagenesis: Who’s a mutant?

Epigenesis: What People Don’t Understand about Epigenetics Epigenetics is about how DNA determines development, not the contrary. Published on February 8, 2014 by Christopher Badcock, Ph.D. in The…

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Teaching scientific truth

The Degree Is Doomed by Michael Staton  |   8:00 AM January 8, 2014 Excerpt: “These signals have long been known to be imperfect, but they were…

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Proof of social pseudoscience (2)

Where is the proof in pseudoscience? One week ago, I thought the discussion of pseudoscience was about to end. See: Proof of social pseudoscience It continued…

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