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MicroRNA Exchange Between Cells Found to be Key Evolutionary Innovation

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We recently reported the thought-provoking findings that our genes are not only regulated by our own microRNA—those small snippets of transcribed DNA which were often considered to be useless junk—they are also regulated by the microRNA in the food we eat. In other words, food not only contains carbohydrates, proteins, fat, minerals, vitamins and so forth, it also contains information—in the form of these regulatory snippets of miRNA—which regulate our gene production.  Read more

Dr Hunter, your post ends, as do many: Religion drives science, and it matters do you have a single post where you explain what this phrase means in great detail? I see it all the time, but it's so clearly obvious to you that you don't spell it out. I sense that what you're saying is it's all blind faith. Is that necessarily what you think of as religion? Thank you. es58

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