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A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies - Quartz


Quartz
One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend's house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets ...

How DIY bio-hackers are changing the conversation around genetic engineering - Washington Post


Washington Post
Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week, we're talking about transhumanism. Need a primer? Catch up here. Ellen Jorgensen holds a Ph.D. in molecular biology and spent 30 years in the ...

TV Ratings: 'Grey's Anatomy' Finale Rises, Tops Thursday Night - Hollywood Reporter


Hollywood Reporter
With The Big Bang Theory already on summer vacation, Grey's Anatomy was easily Thursday's top draw. The season finale of the ABC drama, which proved to be an exceptionally strong performer for the network during its 12th run, inched up to a 2.3 rating ...

Three Domains Theory

Louisville - United States

Includes a map of the Three Domains (Archaea, Bacteria, and Eucarya) and looks at how molecular-phylogenetic studies have reshaped the tree of life, showing that the main diversity of life is microbial.

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Looks at how the analysis of Archaea DNA lead to microbiologist Carl Woese's proposal for a reorganized Tree of Life made up of Three Domains: Eukarya, Eubacteria (true bacteria), and Archaea.

United Kingdom

A database built from Pfam, PRINTS and PROSITE.

A New Germ Theory
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The dictates of evolution virtually demand that the causes of some of humanity's chronic and most baffling "noninfectious" illnesses will turn out to be pathogens -- that is the radical view of a prominent evolutionary biologist.

Molecular Information Theory
United States

Home page of the Molecular Information Theory group at the Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program, NIH.

United States

The Emuseum's general overview of human evolution summarizing people in the study of human evolution, terms, hominid fossil images and links.

United States

A paper on a genetic model for the cause of cancer describing a counter mechanism for the cell's life span and how this counter can cause cancer.

Molecular Information Theory
United States

The theory of molecular machines from the NIH Laboratory of Computational and Experimental Biology.

History of Evolutionary Theory
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Evolutionary topics and scientists in their historical context - from Museum of Paleontology, UC-Berkeley.

Human Evolution Theory
United States

Human evolution theory utilizing concepts of neoteny & female sexual selection. An etiology of neuropsychological disorders such as autism and dyslexia, and the origin of left handedness.

Synthetic Theory of Evolution
United States

Offers an introduction to late 20th century evolutionary concepts and theories.