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Comparing scientific claims

The Christian right’s 5 worst scientific claims Excerpt: “This method of conducting science has led the Christian right to make some incredible — as in,…

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New trees of life

Untangling spider’s webs: Largest-ever study of spider genetics shows orb weaver spiders do not share common origins Emphasis: “…contrary to long-held popular opinion, the two…

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Evolution of sex differences in cell types: more pseudoscientific nonsense

Demography can favour female-advantageous alleles Excerpt: “Models with coevolution of local adaptation and dispersal very rarely include sexual reproduction [20,21], even though local variation in…

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How biodiversity arises

Effects of starvation can be passed to future generations, through small RNAs apparently without DNA involvement Excerpt: The findings have no immediate clinical application. “However,…

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Biology Developments

No one has commented on my posts to the “Biology Developments” Facebook page despite the clear indications that theories proposed by population geneticists are rapidly falling…

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Conserved microRNA editing

Conserved microRNA editing in mammalian evolution, development and disease Excerpt:  “…site-specific miRNA editing is an evolutionarily conserved mechanism, which increases the functional diversity of mammalian…

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Biological evolution: a direct contradiction

Biological evolution: Some genetic considerations It will probably not be long until at least one prominent evolutionary theorist acknowledges this fact, “The concept of biological…

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Nutrient-dependent chromatin organization?

Snf2h-mediated chromatin organization and histone H1 dynamics govern cerebellar morphogenesis and neural maturation open access Conclusion: “…delineating the epigenetic regulation of neuronal development is crucial to…

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Basic biological needs and ecological adaptations

Stone age sex When it comes to sex will humans ever be liberated from the basic biological needs that drove our evolutionary past? by Neil…

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Quantum consciousness: seeing the light

Quantum and Consciousness Often Mean Nonsense “Lots of things are mysterious. That doesn’t mean they’re connected.” By Matthew R. Francis MAY 29, 2014  My comment: Single-residue insertion switches the quaternary structure and…

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