neo-Darwinian theorists

2018 March for Science vs microRNAs

Summary: Only biologically uninformed theorists and other pseudoscientists do not seem to know that all carbon-based life is quantized energy-dependent and that biophotonic energy as information comes from the sun. It is obvious to all serious scientists that proton gradients link photons from quantized energy as information to the proton motive force, which is how the potential of hydrogen (pH) is linked to changes in the microRNA/messenger RNA balance that biophysically constrain viral latency in the context of hydrogen-atom transfer…

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Predicting who wins the 2017 Nobel Prizes (6)

I failed to correctly predict who would win this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry, but there is still hope for my prediction of who will win the Nobel Peace Prize. I thought Lynn Zechiedrich would win for linking cryo-EM to the Structural diversity of supercoiled DNA Our cryo-ET, biochemical, and computational studies show the astounding versatility and dynamism of DNA depending on the degree of supercoiling. DNA simultaneously exists in a largely inactive B-form with bases tucked in and protected…

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Sexual communication signals: New Insights!

Nobody wants to belong to the party of losers. One of the best strategies in such a case is evidently an interpretation of the change as a gradual accumulation of knowledge while their work has always been at the cutting edge. — Kalevi Kull New insights in the evolution of sexual communication signals Abstract excerpt: Our research focuses on identifying a) the genes underlying sexual signals and responses in both sexes2-4, and b) ecological factors that may cause divergence in…

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Your indifference is killing you and others

Summary: Coherence-inducing mechanisms is double-speak for mechanisms that are nutrient-dependent and pheromone-controlled. Feedback loops link odor and pheromone signaling with reproduction has been presented in double-speak as Looplessness in networks is linked to trophic coherence We are currently studying the entropy of the coherence ensemble we defined for this work. “In general, higher trophic coherence would be associated with lower entropy states, which means that if networks are more coherent than the random expectation there must indeed be some kind…

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RNA-mediated adult learning, memory, and neurogenesis

Here is a way to assess the power of the media-industrial complex to suppress accurate representations of biophysically constrained biologically-based cause and effect. Wait to see whether this experimental evidence is reported in the science news, or how it is reported. Enriched Environment Increases PCNA and PARP1 Levels in Octopus vulgaris Central Nervous System: First Evidence of Adult Neurogenesis in Lophotrochozoa The experimental data obtained by immunohistochemistry and western blot assay using proliferating cell nuclear antigen and poli (ADP-ribose) polymerase…

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Happy Darwin Day (2017)

My series of blog posts about the refutation of theistic evolution by George Church led him to contact me via email. He asked why he would get credit for or against the refutations He claimed he was trained in quantum physics. He claimed that he has authored peer reviewed papers on protein folding, biodiversity, supercoiling, etc. He wanted to know more but did not know enough about my target audience to realize why I included information about the viral hecatomb.…

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Chromatin: The structure of DNA (2)

A Genetically Encoded Probe for Live-Cell Imaging of H4K20 Monomethylation Excerpt (with my emphasis): Highlights •    A histone H4K20me1-specific live-cell probe, H4K20me1-mintbody, was developed. •    Dynamics and replication timing of Xi were visualized. •    Critical amino acids for the stability and/or folding of the mintbody were revealed. Reported as: Catching histones by the tail: A new probe to track histone modifications in living cells Excerpt: H4K20me1 is most likely associated with the tight packing of a redundant (inactivated) female X…

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Major transition ends use of silly theories

Major transitions in human evolution This theme issue focuses on key evolutionary transitions to understand the interaction of biology, behaviour, culture and environment. This issue is dedicated to Richard Leakey, whose critical discoveries have provided evidence for many of the key phases, and who has inspired much of the work discussed here. This issue is based on a joint Royal Society and British Academy discussion meeting held in October 2015. This issue is now available to read online. Reported as:…

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A bumper crop of virus-infected weeds and people

A Zika Catastrophe Could Rival Hurricane Katrina Excerpt: Looking more broadly, Zika may be representative of the kind of disease that increasingly characterizes the modern era—an illness that thrives, in large part, because of how human activity has affected the planet. My comment: Neo-Darwinian theory has the largest impact on Earth. It causes researchers to ignore how ecological variation must be linked to energy-dependent ecological adaptation via thermodynamic cycles of protein biosynthesis and degradation. The energy-dependent innate immune system must…

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Hydrogen-Atom Transfer in DNA Base Pairs

I requested a reprint of this article from the senior author on 10/29/15 and received it on 12/18/15.  Scientific progress moves fast, and Hydrogen-Atom Transfer in DNA Base Pairs (2) appears before the continuation of this post is linked to Hydrogen-Atom Transfer in DNA Base Pairs (3) and others in this series. Ultraviolet Absorption Induces Hydrogen-Atom Transfer in G⋅C Watson–Crick DNA Base Pairs in Solution [subscription required] It was reported as: Researchers observe one of the world’s fastest chemical reactions…

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