Evolutionist or adaptationist?

February 24, 2014 James V. Kohl 0

Dobzhansky, T. (1973). Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution [link opens pdf]. The American Biology Teacher(March), 125–129. Dobzhansky begins, ‘‘There is, of course, […]

Pheromones and cancer

April 30, 2013 James V. Kohl 0

Transcription Factor-MicroRNA-Target Gene Networks Associated with Ovarian Cancer Survival and Recurrence Excerpt: “MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small, non-coding RNA molecules that bind to complementary sequences on […]

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Evolutionarily innovative DNA mistakes?

October 9, 2012 James V. Kohl 0

The toxin did not kill the organism that ingested it, which is great for that individual. But how did the epigenetic effects of the toxin on intracelluar signaling and stochastic gene expression contribute to species survival

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Did viruses make mammals communicate with pheromones?

February 15, 2012 James V. Kohl 0

Perhaps viruses are calibrating all mechanisms for both individual survival and for speciation across all species. If so, shall we credit them for all of Creation? What then can be said for “The Language of God?” 1532 genes and interactions among them are required for sexual reproduction that involves the mammalian placenta.