Evolution of This Blog: Falling Down The Darwinian Rabbit Hole

Once you break through the illusion everything you ever wanted to know about biological evolution, but, were often afraid to ask - starts to make perfect sense... First, however, we need to briefly ask ourselves some pertinent questions regarding our standard Darwinian model - updated by the Neo-Synthesisers in its genetic form. For instance, “If…

Quantum Evolution: The Butterfly effect an introduction

Planetary nebula NGC 6302, better known as the Butterfly Nebula Credit: (JPL - NASA Photo) Anyone who has read, the Epigenetic Caterpillar: An Alternative to the Neo-Darwinian view of the Peppered Moth Phenomenon, will understand what I mean by the epigenetic aspect of metamorphosis - i.e. it explains why two seemingly distinct body-forms can arise…

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…