Category Archives: Retrotransposons

Dissenter’s Shocking Revelations About Pseudo-Scientific Cult

Recently a high profile dissenter from a group maintaining its grip by smearing dissenters  and dismissing all critics as “stupid, ignorant, insane or wicked” – has written a shocking, tell-all book.  The dramatic exposé lays bare in painful detail the … Continue reading

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The Story So Far

It’s been 15 years since I started http://www.scienceandreligion.com in the days when absolutely nobody else wanted that sort of URL – and 14 months now since this blog started; in recent times new research taking place all over the world … Continue reading

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Science and Spirituality

Eric Hollander of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York is studying what happens when you give oxytocin to autistic adults. He has found that it improves their ability to recognise emotions like happiness and anger in people’s tone … Continue reading

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The Biochemistry of Spirituality: Brain Hygiene

This little fellow is generating a lot of interest recently: Researcher Paul Zak, a professor of economics and director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies at Claremont Graduate University in California, has shown that subjects who inhaled oxytocin gave away … Continue reading

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Existing Brain Theories “completely overturned”

The genetic make-up of our brain cells changes thousands of times over the course of our lifetimes, according to new research. Scientists at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh have identified genes, called retrotransposons, responsible for tiny changes in the DNA … Continue reading

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