Epigenetics: Performing the Genome

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Epigenetics is surpassing genetics in distinction, just as the pianist gets the applause and not the piano. Source
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Intelligent Design in Animal Self-Location and Navigation

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A question is whether such mechanisms exist in more ancient brain regions of other animals. A new study has identified a self-location mechanism in zebrafish. Source
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How Frogs and Fish “Count”

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We’re beginning to find out more about how animals that don’t really “think” much can keep track of numbers, when needed. Source
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Revealing Darrel Falk’s Overstatements about Limb Bones in Fish Fins

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The interpretation of the results as showing “latent” genetic capabilities has teleological overtones that are compatible with intelligent design. Source
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