ecology

Diet-driven RNA interference and mental health (3)

Discover’s “My Science Shop” now advertises the games that led to development of the cell biology game: “Cystosis,” which is a neo-Darwinian evolutionary theory-killer. Cytosis links the creation of anti-entropic viruidal light to all biodiversity on Earth via the physiology of reproduction and biophysically constrained viral latency. See the dumbed-down version of that fact: Missing Mutations Suggest a Reason for Sex Summary: A good model with a good model organism predicts. The mouse-to-human model of biophysically constrained viral latency predicts…

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Evolution outside the context of “the light of evolution” (2)

See first: Evolution outside the context of “the light of evolution” How many proponents of Intelligent Design never learned that Darwinian evolution was based on his “conditions of life?” ch 4 IV. Natural Selection; or the Survival of the Fittest  “IF under changing conditions of life…” ch 5 http://www.bartleby.com/11/5002.html “…the greater variability of species having wider ranges than of those with restricted ranges, lead to the conclusion that variability is generally related to the conditions of life…” “…we cannot tell…

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The Origin of Information (3)

Summary: I presented two poster sessions during the Labroots virtual conference “Neuroscience,” March 16-17, 2016 One linked sunlight to energy as the origin of information. The other linked energy as information to biophysically constrained viral latency via the pheromone-controlled physiology of reproduction in all living genera. Additional experimental evidence of top-down causation has since confirmed that the creation of sunlight can be linked from energy as information to all biodiversity via its anti-entropic virucidal effects. The direct quantitative measurement of…

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Milk-derived miRNAs, circulating microRNAs, DNA repair, and embryonic viability

Summary: “There is little acceptance of evolution as a concept among mainstream Muslim clerics in the Middle East, who believe it contradicts the story of creation in scripture…” The Bull Sperm MicroRNAome and the Effect of Fescue Toxicosis on Sperm MicroRNA Expression …the miRNA profile of mature ejaculated sperm may in fact have downstream consequences upon embryonic development. The potential for sperm miRNA affecting zygote development has recently been reported in the literature [18] and has interesting implications for the…

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From E. coli to monkeys and mankind: Theories vs models (2)

Dedicated to Dr. Tom Jordan and Priscilla Jordan on the day of their retirement from the Baptist ministry, May 28, 2017. They always encouraged me to learn more about the “Laws of Biology” and link the Laws from energy as information to all biodiversity on Earth via the physiology of reproduction. See also: From E. coli to monkeys and mankind: Theories vs models High-throughput biochemical profiling reveals sequence determinants of dCas9 off-target binding and unbinding (5/23/127) …changes in observed association…

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Science journalists or paid propagandists? (4)

See first: Dobzhansky 1973 and precision medicine Prognostic value of the MicroRNA-29 family in multiple human cancers: A meta-analysis and systematic review   ….low expression of miR-29 is associated with aggressiveness and poor prognosis of malignant neoplasms. More importantly, miR-29 might serve as a key biomarker for predicting the recurrence and progression of human cancers. Feeding on the Unseen: Ingestion and Assimilation of Bacteriophages by Brachionus plicatilis (Rotifera) ATP Production Increases with Addition of Varying Concentrations of Vespa Amino Acid Mixture…

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Energy-dependent natural translational selection

17th Century Variola Virus Reveals the Recent History of Smallpox …our data clearly show that the VARV lineages eradicated during the 20th century had only been in existence for ∼200 years… Reported as: Smallpox, once thought an ancient disease, may have emerged in more recent times … smallpox virus evolved into two circulating strains, variola major and minor, after English physician Edward Jenner famously developed a vaccine in 1796. How does any virus-driven pathology evolve into two different strains and…

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From Precis to Proof in 6000 years (2)

See: From Precis to Proof in 6000 years Why now? See from 2014 Israeli Middle Schools School to Include Theory of Evolution‘ Excerpt: “…learning about evolution is not the primary function of the decision, but rather to use it as a building block for students to learn more about their ecology.” See also: President Obama on Atheism We have since seen the rise of claims about natural information processing link energy-dependent changes to healthy longevity in species from microbes to…

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Eugene V. Daev: Chronology

Introduction by Eugene Daev Since the very beginning, I suggested that state of stress, which accompanied by sharp hormonal changes (Selye, 1950), ought to have an effect at the genetic level. My group has focused on pheromonal destabilization of mouse genome. We used the urinary pheromones from conspecific males and/or females as sex-specific stressors. Cytogenetic pheromonal effects we discovered supported this idea. We showed the genetic effects (mutagenic and antimutagenic) in vital peripheral organs (bone marrow and germ cells) in…

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RNA-mediated theory killers

Brain-manipulation studies may produce spurious links to behaviour Study shows that controlling neurons with light or drugs may affect the brain in more ways than expected. Excerpt: Given that many experiments build on existing knowledge about circuits involved in a behaviour, he cautions, experimental scientists should be particularly careful when using transient techniques to map entirely new circuits in the brain. “This study nicely reminds us that there is no perfect technique,” says Evan Feinberg, a neuroscientist at the University…

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