Tag Archive: genetics

Archive for Sexology. Author’s copy: The Mind’s Eyes (21092 words)

social interaction and brain

The Archive for Sexology where the author’s copy of this award-winning article has been available for several years has been solely supported for 10 years by the efforts and expenses of Professor Erwin Haeberle. I learned that he is unable…
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Ecological variation and niche construction: 1, 2, 3

human-brain

Part 1 From its most basic expression in grazing and predatory nematodes with differences in morphological and behavioral phenotypes, neurogenic niche construction is nutrient-dependent and pheromone-controlled. One of these two worms has teeth. It also recognizes self vs other differences…
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Ecology is my theology

human-evolution

Rev. Michael Dowd (with my emphasis): “Ecology is my theology. Integrity is my salvation. Ensuring a just and healthy future is my mission.” James V. Kohl (Medical laboratory scientist) Ecological variation leads to ecological adaptations via conserved molecular mechanisms, not…
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Ecological variation leads to ecological adaptations

neuronal-plasticity

My published 2013 review  on ecological variation has been viewed more than 1000 times this month. It seems fitting that this is my 1000th blog post, since the time Dick Doty’s ridiculous assertions in “The Great Pheromone Myth” prompted me…
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Svante Paabo et al: the end of evolutionary theory

terrarium eco system

Nutrient-dependent pheromone-controlled ecological adaptations: from atoms to ecosystems My “…atoms to ecosystems approach continues to be based on some speculation, but it is largely based on experimental evidence, which comes from others who also have speculated about biologically-based cause and effect…
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ISHE: Two New Trustees

human-evolution

The election for two International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE) Trustee positions ended with a welcome to newly elected trustees: Jan Havlicek and Nancy Segal More on Nancy. See also this chapter on the Genetics of Olfactory Perception by​ Nancy L. Segal…
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Ecological variation and adaptations: another example

Famine, not calcium absorption, may have driven evolution of milk tolerance in Europeans Posted: 22 Jan 2014 06:18 AM PST Ancient DNA from early Iberian farmers shows that the wideheld evolutionary hypothesis of calcium absorption was not the only reason Europeans…
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Beneficial epistatic mutations revisited

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Lost in Transition: Startup of Glycolysis Yields Subpopulations of Nongrowing Cells  They looked at the idea of mutation-initiated natural selection in yeasts and found “…that cell fate can be determined by heterogeneity purely at the metabolic level [differences in metabolism].”…
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