Tag Archive: quantum physics

Imagining that data historically supports evolutionary theory

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1) Arguments in the evo-devo debate: say it with flowers! Abstract excerpt: A key question in evolutionary developmental biology is how DNA sequence changes have directed the evolution of morphological diversity. The widely accepted view was that morphological changes resulted…
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The future of physics predicts no future for evolutionary theory

Physics

The ever-smaller future of physics ‘Theory of everything’ captures Weinberg’s imagination in Lee Historical Lecture Excerpt: “…there are hints that the answers to fundamental questions will reveal themselves at around a million billionths — between 10­-17 and 10-19 — of…
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Glycine and GnRH: Am I being pedantic?

Physics

Posted to the FB page on 12/3/14 at Skeptics; Atheists; Realists; Agnostics; Humanists Stephen Hawking and Brian Cox take part in Monty Python sketch – video Excerpt: “I think you are being pedantic.” My comment: Some people may think I am being pedantic. My…
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Eliminating correlations from evolutionary ecology

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De novo creation of olfactory receptor genes clearly links food odors via amino acid substitutions to cell type differentiation in mosquitoes, and in nematodes, flies, honeybees, etc. It would be surprising if cause and effect did not extend to vertebrates…
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Something from no thing

Physics

The Bridge From Nowhere How is it possible to get something from nothing? BY AMANDA GEFTER AUGUST 7, 2014 Excerpt: “Evolution has trained us to find causal patterns at any cost. As our ancestors wandered the African savanna, the ability to…
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Comparing scientific claims

The Christian right’s 5 worst scientific claims Excerpt: “This method of conducting science has led the Christian right to make some incredible — as in, not credible – scientific claims in the past, almost too many to document.” My comments:  Evolutionary theorist’s…
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Quantum consciousness: seeing the light

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Quantum and Consciousness Often Mean Nonsense “Lots of things are mysterious. That doesn’t mean they’re connected.” By Matthew R. Francis MAY 29, 2014  My comment: Single-residue insertion switches the quaternary structure and exciton states of cryptophyte light-harvesting proteins was published on June 16, 2014. It links light…
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