Category Archives: Center for Environmental Genetics

Researchers Discover a Possible Pathway to Prevent COVID Infection

Due to the large interest among GEITP’ers in looking-at/reading/examining the preprint described in the previous email — attached please find the Petitjean et al., pdf file (from the David Alsteens Lab) in Nat Commun, in press, accepted for publication on … Continue reading

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Should the patient really get the drug?

THIS ARTICLE is a SUPERB assessment of physicians overtreating patients. (A corollary to this would be over-ordering fancy expensive tests to rule out exotic diagnoses, but that’s for another day.) Recent personal experience includes one 86-year-old Caucasian male concomitantly taking … Continue reading

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CLIMATOLOGY 101

Imagine if you will: Every time scientists post (on the internet) research data showing that “genes are composed of DNA and are responsible for heritable changes,” an opposing evil faction (SPECTRE) immediately (on the web) denounces that statement as “misinformation” … Continue reading

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FGF17 in “young CSF” is a tonic for memory ??

Age-related cognitive decline should be a concern to all of us(!!). Whereas a healthy diet and regular exercise can help slow down or prevent this decline, as yet there are no treatments to reverse gradual diminution in memory. As a … Continue reading

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Human gut bacteria produce ΤΗ17-modulating bile acid metabolites

Bile acids are steroid-like natural products that are secreted into the gastrointestinal (GI) tract of vertebrate animals after eating — where they act as “detergents” that aid in digestion, as well as ligands for host receptors. In the gut, host-derived … Continue reading

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“Completing” the human genome (this time, for real ??)

From: Nebert, Daniel (nebertdw) Sent: den 9 maj 2022 00:25 Subject: “Completing” the human genome (this time, for real ??) #2 The attached articles accompany the “human genome sequence story” — sent to everyone within the past hour. From left … Continue reading

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Human Single-Cell Transcriptome CellAtlas

Our understanding of how individual cells form distinct tissues and organs, and how each cell interacts with one another — is incomplete. Recent single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNAseq) analyses have described the landscapes of individual cell-types, along with their abundance and … Continue reading

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“Life” on Earth can be weird (!!!)

Two miles underground, strange bacteria are found thriving by Chad Boutin Oct. 20, 2006 A Princeton-led research group has discovered an isolated community of bacteria nearly two miles underground that derives all of its energy from the decay of radioactive … Continue reading

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The SOLVAY Prize recognizes the mRNA pioneer whose findings led to the mRNA COVID vaccines

This brief story, published in Nature — represents the follow-up of Dr. Katalin Karikó, an obscure scientist quietly working alone in the lab, who first designed an mRNA construct that was successful in having intact messenger RNA (mRNA) enter living … Continue reading

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LNT History documentary

Over the years, GEITP has repeatedly covered all of Ed Calabrese’s articles — as he slowly unraveled the entire fraudulent story of how the Linear No-Threshold (LNT) Model was arrived at in the mid 1950s, how it was based on … Continue reading

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