Stephen Hawking

Biologically uninformed science idiot: Self-defense (2)

Summary: “Construction of automata” is the operative phrase. But you must be willing to believe that the automata create themselves outside the context of the creation of sunlight and light-activated endogenous substrates in all cell types of all living genera. Causation, constructors and codes A formal definition of codes in general, and organic codes in particular, allows the relational diagram to be extended so as to capture this translation of formal cause into process. The extended relational diagram is used…

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Complexity: Routes and Patterns (5)

Summary: Complexity does not emerge.Top-down causation is energy-dependent. Geoge FR Ellis, who co-authored The Large Scale Structure of Space-Time (1973) with physicist Stephen Hawking, just refuted every aspect of neo-Darwinian pseudoscientific nonsense and Big Bang cosmology by linking the creation of the sun’s anti-entropic virucidal energy to the complex metabolic regulatory networks of cellular function. Bacterial self-organization: co-enhancement of complexification and adaptability in a dynamic environment (2003) Learning from Bacteria about Natural Information Processing (2009) Focusing on the energy, matter,…

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Death cures theorist’s Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

Stephen Hawking death: Was he the smartest man in the world? The media need superheroes in science just as in every sphere of life, but there is really a continuous range of abilities with no clear dividing line. For comparison: Focus on the Role of D-serine and D-amino Acid Oxidase in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Motor Neuron Disease (ALS) A pathogenic mutation in D-amino acid oxidase (DAO) associated with familial ALS impairs D-serine metabolism and causes protein aggregation, autophagy and cell death…

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Plenty of Room at the Bottom

Cryo-EM: Linking spatial and conformational constraints

On Darwin Day (2018) Carl Zimmer suggested use of the twitter hashtag #Istudyevolution to report whatever aspect of biology people were studying. For example, Richard Lenski reported that he studied adaptation in E. coli. When I told others that ecological adaptation is nutrient-dependent and pheromone-controlled in species from microbes to humans, he blocked me from seeing his comments. Evidently he did not want people to know that he had been studying ecological adaptation for more than 2 decades but reporting…

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Hydrogen-Atom Transfer in DNA Base Pairs (3)

Video of our insignificance The video can be compared to what is known to serious scientists about the answer to Schrodinger’s question: What is Life? Excerpt:  But about forty years ago the Dutchman de Vries discovered that in the offspring even of thoroughly pure-bred stocks, a very small number of individuals, say two or three in tens of thousands, turn up with small but ‘jump-like’ changes, the expression ‘jump-like’ not meaning that the change is so very considerable, but that…

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RNA Mediated

Metaphysical science vs theory

I’ve wasted too much time attempting to explain biologically-based facts to the biologically uninformed discussants on Science X network. This is an attempt to salvage some of the time and to move forward.  See: New comments posted on Science X network: – A natural history of neurons: Diverse mutations reveal lineage of brain cells : 1 new comment – Study sheds light on powerful process that turns food into energy : 1 new comment – Study adds to evidence that…

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