Tag Archive: diet

Human pheromones: RNA-mediated theory killers

social interaction and brain

A Fear of Pheromones Excerpt: WHAT are we going to do if it turns out that we have pheromones? What on earth would we be doing with such things? With the richness of speech, and all our new devices for…
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The biologically-based origin of the mammalian placenta (2)

The past is not the key to the present

See also: The biologically-based origin of the mammalian placenta I’ll preface this follow-up on the origins of the mammalian placenta with comments that attest to foolishness of theoretical physicists who try to link Big Bang cosmology to neo-Darwinian theories about…
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Pattern recognition from microbes to man

human-brain

  Commensal bacteria play a role in mating preference of Drosophila melanogaster Excerpt: “The major findings of this study are (i) diet-induced mating preference occurred in D. melanogaster after only one generation on different growth media and was maintained under…
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Baby talk: More misrepresentations of ecological adaptations

thinking forbidden

Evolution’s Baby Steps by Carl Zimmer Excerpt 1) “When organisms find themselves in a new environment, they develop in a way that helps them cope with their new surroundings. Their descendants may acquire mutations that encode that anatomy in their…
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Nutrition, pheromones and cancer: Relay for life (2014)

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With other motorcycle enthusiasts from Fannin Regional Hospital and from Riverstone Medical Campus, I helped to organize a “Rumble for Relay” charity motorcycle ride in 2007.  Each year since 2008, Pheromones.com has been a ride sponsor of the annual ride…
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Vitamin C research

terrarium eco system

Home : Health: December 30, 2013 Most clinical studies on vitamins flawed by poor methodologyExcerpt: “…many scientists studying these topics are unaware of ways in which nutrients may behave differently in something like a cell culture or lab animal, compared to the…
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Bee research, human sweet perception, human pheromones, and metabolic disorders

A diet-reponsive neurogenic niche links nutrient chemical intake to receptor-mediated brain development in mammals. Glucose regulates the hormone secreting nerve cells in this niche, which links it and other nutrient chemicals to levels of luteinizing hormone (LH) and brain development.