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“Disease” is a big word. I’d like to address this question by focusing on the difference, or lack of difference, between a poison, a disease, and a yummy thing to eat. It turns out that they may all be the same. Yet different. Continue reading What is a disease?
Men are largely useless, and worse, detrimental to normal operation of a society. But they have been retained because they were the only known source of sperm. Not any more. Continue reading Men Rendered Obsolete
The scientists have created the embryo in the labScientists believe they have made a potential breakthrough in the treatment of serious disease by creating a human embryo with three separate parents.
Can you hear me wee beastie? Can you hear me?
“MIT researchers have discovered why an unusually short bacterial protein can have many more interactions than would normally be expected of something its size.” Continue reading Short bacterial protein is surprisingly versatile
There is a discussion on the internet about Junk DNA, that includes a discussion at Sandwalk (Larry Moran’s blog) … I made a comment there about genome size that was responded to by T.R. Gregory. I started to write my response in Larry’s Little Box, but realized that it would not fit. So it is here: Continue reading Genome Size, Adaptations, Constraints, Exaptations, Aptations, and so on…