ecological variation

Young earth creationists refute theistic evolution

Every great scientific truth goes through three stages. First, people say it conflicts with the Bible. Next they say it has been discovered before. Lastly they say they always believed it. –Louis Agassiz The series about refutations of theistic evolution continues. Creationists and two publications in “Nature” support the claims of young earth creationists who cited: Holmes (1996)  Who rules the waves? – Viruses might just be bit players in the drama of the seas. Then again, they could be…

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George Church refutes theistic evolution (3)

Fifty years of illumination about the natural levels of adaptation … George C. Williams developed in his 1966 book Adaptation and Natural Selection the essentials of a unifying theory of adaptation that remains robust today and has inspired immense progress in understanding how natural selection works. Light Could Propel Nanorobots on a “Fantastic Voyage” Through the Human Body “Light is a more effective option to communicate between the microscopic world and the macroscopic world,” said Tang. See also: George Church…

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George Church refutes theistic evolution (2)

See: George Church refutes theistic evolution George Church may not know that he refuted every aspect of theistic evolution in his presentation on February 8, 2017. Hopefully, someone will tell him how he linked quantum physics from chemistry to biophysically constrained protein folding and all biodiversity, or explain to others how he did that. Here is my explanation of his admissions. I placed the explanation into the context of this poster session submission. Title: Energy as information and constrained endogenous…

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Trump’s appeal to common sense (2)

See: Trump’s appeal to common sense Orphan Gpr182 suppresses ERK-mediated intestinal proliferation during regeneration and adenoma formation To our knowledge, this is the first study to use a genetic mouse model to simultaneously map Gpr182 localization patterns and elucidate novel physiological functions for the negative regulation of intestinal proliferative capacity, especially during regeneration and adenoma formation. Future studies to identify the ligand for this exciting and physiologically relevant orphan GPCR [G protein-coupled receptor] will shed light on its tractability as…

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Energy-dependent chirality (2)

See Energy-dependent chirality 2013 MicroRNA-based regulation of epithelial–hybrid–mesenchymal fate determination See also E. Ben-Jacob Ben-Jacob et al., have linked everything currently known about natural information processing from natural selection for energy-dependent codon optimality to healthy longevity and from virus-driven energy theft to mutations that cause cancer. See for comparison: LH Tsai Tsai laboratory Our primary goal is to elucidate the mechanisms underlying neurological disorders affecting learning & memory. The major research areas include age disorders, autism, and Alzheimer’s disease. 2012…

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Re-inventing mutation-driven evolution (2)

See: Re-inventing mutation-driven evolution See also: Temperature regulates splicing efficiency of the cold-inducible RNA-binding protein gene Cirbp … we suspected that splicing efficiency, as defined by the fraction of pre-mRNA converted into mature mRNA, must have contributed to temperature-dependent Cirbp mRNA accumulation Splicing efficiency is energy-dependent in the context of temperature-dependent oscillations that link the sun’s anti-entropic virucidal energy to all biodiversity via Turing’s claims and my model. See also: The B/Z reaction, and the problem with peer review In…

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Anti-entropic virucidal energy as information

 How Can Physics Underlie the Mind? Top-Down Causation in the Human Context by George Ellis (p. 404) Repeated thousands of times over geological timescales, it is this relentless repetition of the top-down process of adaptive selection [29] that gives Darwinian evolution its enormous power. Theorists never seem to ask questions about where the enormous power came from or where it goes when organisms die. They seem to think that relentless repetition of biophysically constrained energy-dependent protein biosynthesis and degradation automagically…

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Theories vs facts about polycombic adaptation

See: Demoncrats fight polycombic ecological adaptation Exosomes as miRNA Carriers: Formation–Function–Future Important aspects will be highlighted as a take-home message (THM) at the end of each paragraph. THM: Extracellular vesicles transport miRNA in a paracrine and endocrine manner. Questions regarding the cellular options of producing either microvesicles or exosomes and their difference in miRNA composition and number are still unknown. In my 2014 invited review, the four F’s, Formation–Function–Future and Copulation were included in details about how the nutrient energy-dependent…

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Polycombic ecological adaptation as a science, not a theory (2)

Evolutionary Constraints in the β-Globin Cluster: The Signature of Purifying Selection at the δ-Globin (HBD) Locus and Its Role in Developmental Gene Regulation Conclusion: … the results here presented indicate that purifying selection is driving not only HBD evolution but also its neighbor pseudogene, HBBP1. In the light of recent advances in the characterization of the β-globin cluster, we propose that the complex patterns of diversity observed in this genomic region arose from distinct functional constraints related with the intricate…

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Hydrogen-atom energy in DNA base pairs

See also: Consciousness is simply food rearranged Role of Double Hydrogen Atom Transfer Reactions in Atmospheric Chemistry Abstract excerpt:  Hydrogen atom transfer (HAT) reactions are ubiquitous and play a crucial role in chemistries occurring in the atmosphere, biology, and industry. My comment: The link from physics to chemistry and the conserved molecular mechanisms of biologically-based RNA-mediated cell type differentiation has been the focus my works for more than 20 years, even before I knew what I would need to explain…

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