inferences

The eternal significance of microRNAs and the Vietnam Memorial (1)

Researchers who believe in the mutation-driven evolution of species and mutation-driven differences in human populations have invented another ridiculous hypothesis. Now, they believe in mathematical models that infer: Cultural hitchhiking and competition between patrilineal kin groups explain the post-Neolithic Y-chromosome bottleneck In human populations, changes in genetic variation are driven not only by genetic processes, but can also arise from cultural or social changes. An abrupt population bottleneck specific to human males has been inferred across several Old World (Africa,…

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Base pairs, amino acids and phenotypes

Holliday junction trap shows how cells use recombination and a junction-guardian role of RecQ helicase DNA repair by homologous recombination (HR) underpins cell survival and fuels genome instability, cancer, and evolution. Autophagy is the established link from energy-dependent changes in base pairs and RNA-mediated amino acid substitutions to DNA repair in the context of polycombic ecological adaptations that prevent the hecatombic evolution of virus-driven pathology. Inventing new detailed models of DNA repair serves only to confuse those who have already…

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RNA-mediated “repurposing” is autophagy

Autophagy (or autophagocytosis) (from the Ancient Greek αὐτόφαγος autóphagos, meaning “self-devouring”[1] and κύτος kýtos, meaning “hollow”[2]) is the natural, regulated, destructive mechanism of the cell that disassembles unnecessary or dysfunctional components.[3] RNA-mediated “repurposing” is nutrient-dependent and pheromone-controlled RNA-mediated repurposing in microbes and adaptations in primate brains Selective reporting of inferences: examples of pseudoscience Autophagy Pioneer Wins Nobel See my comments: ..autophagy, the process by which a cell recycles unnecessary components. “His discoveries opened the path to understanding the fundamental importance…

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Creating gravity, nucleic acids, receptors, and supercoiled DNA (2)

See also: Creating gravity, nucleic acids, receptors, and supercoiled DNA Scientists make first direct detection of gravitational waves Excerpt: Almost 100 years ago today, Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of space-time that are set off by extremely violent, cosmic cataclysms in the early universe. With his knowledge of the universe and the technology available in 1916, Einstein assumed that such ripples would be “vanishingly small” and nearly impossible to detect. My comment:…

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