Tag Archive: Kohl’s Laws of Biology

Achiral GnRH: no prophesy, just prediction

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Predictions build on facts, mysterious “tongues” do not. (1 Corinthians 14:2-4) Effective communication demands that audiences understand what serious scientists and theologians can or cannot predict. Predicting the end of evolutionary theory or the end of the world by focusing…
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In theory, or supported by experimental evidence?

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Carl Zimmer typically makes statements like the one below without prefacing them with “in theory.” That’s how he establishes the bias towards evolutionary theory in nearly everything he reports. For example: “During the development of eggs and sperm, each pair…
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Biophysically constrained beginnings of RNA and DNA

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Any anonymous participant in the discussion of: DNA may have had humble beginnings as nutrient carrier (Sep 01, 2014 by Adam Hadhazy) asks: “when are you going to keep quiet?” In a series of responses, I have explained the problem…
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Yeast Genetics Meeting

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The “Yeast Genetics Meeting” starts 7/29/14 and presenters will establish the unequivocal fact that the epigenetic landscape is linked to the physical landscape of DNA in the organized genomes of species from microbes to man via the conserved molecular mechanisms…
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The quantum biology of consciousness

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Everything known about quantum biology “…suggests conscious experience is intrinsically connected to the fine-scale structure of space–time geometry, and that consciousness could be deeply related to the operation of the laws of the universe.” See for review: Consciousness in the universe:…
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Ecological variation leads to ecological adaptations

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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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Not focused and self-aggrandizing

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Abstract: This atoms to ecosystems model of ecological adaptations links nutrient-dependent epigenetic effects on base pairs and amino acid substitutions to pheromone-controlled changes in the microRNA / messenger RNA balance and chromosomal rearrangements. The nutrient-dependent pheromone-controlled changes are required for the…
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Psychobiotics: it’s milk; not a drug.

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Psychobiotics: How gut bacteria mess with your mind 29 January 2014 by John Cryan and Timothy Dinan [subscription required to read full article] Excerpt: The bacterium Lactobacillus rhamnosus, which is used in dairy products, has potent anti-anxiety effects in animals, and works by changing the expression…
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Kohl’s biological laws: more misrepresentations

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Neanderthals Leave Their Mark on Us JAN. 29, 2014 by Carl Zimmer Excerpt:  “Both studies suggest that Neanderthal genes involved in skin and hair were favored by natural selection in humans. Today, they’re very common in living non-Asians.” See also:…
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