Epigenetics explains why it is Nurture, not so much Nature (your genes), that changes your destiny…

As you will see throughout much of the research within this blog and as presented in the videos below, our scientific insights into epigenetics are the game-changer in the genetic Roulette of life. Your genes are not your destiny - your experience is. This certainly changes the old Nature vs. Nurture debate towards Nurture being…

Epigenetics explains why it is Nurture, not so much Nature (your genes), that changes your destiny…

As you will see throughout much of the research within this blog and as presented in the videos below, our scientific insights into epigenetics are the game-changer in the genetic Roulette of life. Your genes are not your destiny - your experience is. This certainly changes the old Nature vs. Nurture debate towards Nurture being…

A more modern forgotten father of epigenetics

The Forgotten Father of Epigenetics A theory put forward in the 1930s by E. E. Just, embryologist and African American, shares surprising connections with our emerging understanding of development. W. Malcolm Byrnes Despite the strides that have been made in recent decades to increase minorities‘ involvement in science, African Americans are still significantly underrepresented in…

Press Release: Author re-writes history of ‘Natural Selection’ theory…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1 April 2015 | Galway Ireland Please e-mail http://diggingupthefuture@gmail.com for review copies of book, bio, photos etc. AUTHOR RE-WRITES HISTORY OF ‘NATURAL SELECTION’ THEORY - challenging previous assumptions about how species change Maria B. O’Hare, Author of the newly released book Lamarck and the Sad Tale of the Blind Cave-Fish re-assesses the…

How the snake lost its legs – Hox genes & Epigenetics switches?

Before getting into how snakes may have lost their legs seemingly via Hox genes and epigenetic processes and not by Neo-Darwinian means, I'll begin with an interesting article about legless lizards and snakes and what the difference apparently is. The article starts with the above image and describes it as follows:: "This legless lizard (an…

Lamarck! Who mentioned the ‘L’ word?

In a recent paper entitled: Transgenerational Epigenetics: Current Controversies and Debates by David Crews and Andrea C. Gore, they outline the following under the heading: History of Epigenetics (2014): Investigators in the field of epigenetics come from one of two distinct lineages, one derived from classic genetics and the other from evolutionary biology.[…] Preformationists believed…

Lamarck & the Epigenetic revolution in evolution (Press Release) Available from Amazon in paperback & all major book outlets from 20th Dec 2014

PRESS RELEASE “LAMARCK was RIGHT as seen in the SILENT EPIGENETIC REVOLUTION IN EVOLUTION” Dig-Press (contact Maria B. O’Hare) E-mail: diggingupthefuture@gmail.com Website: http://diggingupthefuture.com New Paperback Book entitled: THE EPIGENETIC CATERPILLAR: AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE DARWINIAN VIEW OF THE PEPPERED MOTH PHENONMENON by MARIA B. O’HARE (PHD). ISBN: 978-1-78280-388-1 (Launch date: 20th December 2014) will be…