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A report issued by the United Nations last week states that up to 1 million plant and animal species are on the verge of extinction with devastating implications for human survival. How did we get to this point?

In 1953 Watson and Crick wrote a brief letter to the journal Nature to lay claim to being the first to identify the mechanism for replication of genetic information. It has not escaped our notice that the specific pairing we have postulated immediately suggests a possible copying mechanism for the genetic material. I’m following Watson and Crick’s … Continue reading "On the Emergence of Behaviorally Modern Humans: The Denial to Domesticate (DtD) Theory"