Two retractions of human idiocy

By: James V. Kohl | Published on: December 7, 2017

Excerpt: …she was interested in the PNAS research because it identified a potential inhibitor of the hepatitis C virus…

”Definitely embarrassing:” Nobel Laureate retracts non-reproducible paper in Nature journal


This retraction marks the second in six months for Nature Chemistry after having none for eight years.


In 2009, Szostak also retracted a 2008 paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences after an outside researcher could not replicate the results. The retraction notice credited Katherine Berry, then a doctoral student at the University of California, Berkeley, for bringing the issues to their attention. (Full disclosure: RW’s Victoria Stern and Berry were roommates freshman year of college).

Berry, who’s now an assistant professor of biochemistry at Mount Holyoke in South Hadley, Mass., told us that she was interested in the PNAS research because it identified a potential inhibitor of the hepatitis C virus…

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James V. Kohl December 7, 2017 at 4:35 am

The Science Behind the Game “Cytosis,” pits the collaborative efforts of 20 serious scientists against the pseudoscientific nonsense touted by theorists. The serious scientists know how energy-dependent RNA-mediated cell type differentiation occurs.

Resources (e.g., mRNA, ATP) are used to build enzymes, hormones, and/or receptors. Health points accumulate to show why food energy must be linked from the physiology of pheromone-controlled reproduction to biophysically constrained viral latency.

For comparison, Szostak and other theorists have been stuck with their ridiculous misrepresentations of emergence and neo-Darwinian evolution, which failed to consider Darwin’s “conditions of life.”

“Conditions of life” are energy-dependent. The energy is Schrodinger’s anti-entropic virucidal energy. It comes from sunlight and is epigenetically “trapped” in food via the physiology of reproduction.

Board Game:
Cytosis: A Cell Biology Game
Cytosis – The Science Behind the Game

Addendum: Naturally occurring base editing, microRNA editing, and RNA editing link the energy-dependent creation of microRNAs from natural selection for energy-dependent codon optimality to the physiology of pheromone-controlled reproduction, which biophysically constrains viral latency. Constraint breaking mutations have been linked to all pathology. The misrepresentations of Szostak and others like him have contributed to a history of unnecessary suffering and premature death. Richard Feynman helped to place their claims into this perspective:



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