Monthly Archives: March 2016

More details about LIGO’s discovery of gravitational waves

Although this shared email has little to do with ‘Gene-Environment Interactions’, this represents one of the coolest (Nobel Prize-worthy) experiments in Physics, which led to a finding/observation that proves Einsteins’s Theory of Relativity a century ago. At 11:53 am local … Continue reading

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Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Dementia Incidence in Northern Sweden

This article [ref below] is VERY well written in that the authors’ closing statement starts with:  “If the associations we observed are causal, …”  I suggest virtually all epidemiological publications include this excellent phrase in their summary, and I’m sure … Continue reading

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The world’s smallest and oldest example of the evolution of a camera eye

During evolutionary divergence since more than 3.5 billion years ago, there have been at least 64 times that “sight” (or awareness of “light/dark”) has evolved––each independently from one another. Bacterial phototaxis (movement toward light) was first recognized more than a … Continue reading

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Global Warming Doubts

I have waited until the “Global Warming Doubts” email chain (that started on Feb 26th) has died down, then will give you scientists all the facts. As with any email-chain, please start at the bottom (oldest) and work your way … Continue reading

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