Tag Archive: immunity

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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Olfaction, ecology, and intelligence

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“I should think we might fairly gauge the future of biological science, centuries ahead by estimating the time it will take to reach a complete comprehensive understanding of odor. It may not seem a profound enough problem to dominate all…
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Rejecting what is known about viral microRNAs and nutrient-dependent microRNAs

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Of Cells and Limits Leonard Hayflick has been unafraid to speak his mind, whether it is to upend a well-entrenched dogma or to challenge the federal government. At 86, he’s nowhere near retirement. By Anna Azvolinsky | March 1, 2015…
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Epigenetically-effected metabolic shifts and ecological adaptations

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Epigenetics of Trained Innate Immunity: Documenting the epigenetic landscape of human innate immune cells reveals pathways essential for training macrophages. By Ruth Williams | September 25, 2014 [open access] Excerpt: “…they then analyzed genome-wide distributions of four epigenetic indicators of…
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Memory of repression and memory of behavior (2)

human-evolution

“Mutations that become so common that they affect more than 1% of a population are called polymorphisms (for example, the human blood types A, B, AB, and O).“ The claim that human blood types are mutations should be supported with…
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Vitamin A causes mutations (or not)

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Vitamin A’s Influence on Immunity Exposure to vitamin A in the womb influences immune system development and lifelong ability to fight infections, a mouse study shows. By Ashley P. Taylor | March 19, 2014 Excerpt:  “The present study is the first…
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Nutrients pheromones and cancer

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Watson dings genetics, Irish, fellow Nobelist By Gary Robbins2:45 p.m.March 21, 2013 Pheromones and cancer Excerpt 1: “most of the experiments we do are irrelevant … We’re not going to cure cancer by doubling the money. We’re going to do…
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The cause of colony collapse could be a message for all of us

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“The honeybee is a model organism for understanding the epigenetic link from food odors and social odors to neural networks of the mammalian brain, which ultimately determine human behavior.”