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Transgenerational Epigenetic Inheritance (Shhhh, It’s NOT Lamarckism!)

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Funny thing about scientific evidence, it doesn’t go away. After a century of playing whack-a-mole with Lamarckians, the evolutionist’s worst nightmare keeps reoccurring. Like Bill Murray forever waking up to I Got You Babe by Sonny and Cher, evolutionists are continually reminded that the science isn’t going anywhere soon.  Read more

Apparently Theodor Eimer, the German biologist who is credited with popularising the term 'orthogenesis', was best known for his work on Italian wall lizards. Coincidence? anonym
Semi OT: This is the third in a set of essays by Mr. Talbott dealing with the new understanding of living organisms being urged upon us by the intense ongoing work in molecular biology. The previous installments were “Getting Over the Code Delusion” (Summer 2010) and “The Unbearable Wholeness of Beings” (Fall 2010). What Do Organisms Mean? http://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/what-do-organisms-mean bornagain77
This might interest you Dr. Hunter:
The face of a frog: Time-lapse video reveals never-before-seen bioelectric pattern - July 2011 Excerpt: For the first time, Tufts University biologists have reported that bioelectrical signals are necessary for normal head and facial formation in an organism and have captured that process in a time-lapse video that reveals never-before-seen patterns of visible bioelectrical signals outlining where eyes, nose, mouth, and other features will appear in an embryonic tadpole.,,, "When a frog embryo is just developing, before it gets a face, a pattern for that face lights up on the surface of the embryo,",,, "We believe this is the first time such patterning has been reported for an entire structure, not just for a single organ. I would never have predicted anything like it. It's a jaw dropper.",,, http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-07-frog-time-lapse-video-reveals-never-before-seen.html further notes: Getting Over the Code Delusion (Epigenetics) - Talbot - November 2010 - Excellent Article for explaining exactly why epigentics falsifies the neo-Darwinian paradigm of genetic reductionism: http://www.thenewatlantis.com/publications/getting-over-the-code-delusion =================== This following video gives a small 'wondrous' glimpse of this 'higher level' information in action: Fearfully and Wonderfully Made - Glimpses At Human Development In The Womb - video http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4249713 And it seems there is far more 'individuality' to people, due to epigentic information, than first believed New level of genetic diversity in human RNA sequences uncovered Excerpt: A detailed comparison of DNA and RNA in human cells has uncovered a surprising number of cases where the corresponding sequences are not, as has long been assumed, identical. The RNA-DNA differences generate proteins that do not precisely match the genes that encode them.,,, Nearly half of the RDDs uncovered in the new study cannot be explained by the activity of deaminase enzymes, however, indicating that unknown processes must be modifying the RNA sequence, either during or after transcription. ,,, Although all of the individuals analyzed in the study had a large number of RDDs, there was a great deal of variability in the specific RDDs found in each person's genetic material." http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-genetic-diversity-human-rna-sequences.html
This Yec does insist that sudden changes in parents must be a important mechanism in the past. It requires triggers. it all shows that biology simply has never had its Newton or Einstein come along. Evolution drove laws out of biology and instead put in randomness upon happanchance. However complicated biology, and less so geology, it simply should first be to seek laws going on as in the more easily discernable and testable subject of physics. Physic laws were easier to imagine,discover, and test and so thats why they first fell to very small numbers of thinkers. The body is wonderful in its complexity and could simply in that complexity be hiding natural laws/mechanisms that are the actual origins for diversity. Robert Byers

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