Monday, 27 October 2014

On the source of biological information

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Selection can only reduce the amount of genetic information as it only passively filters out unfit organisms. Where then does genetic information come from?! How can randomness be responsible for the generation of statistically significant amounts of biological information?! Where is the genuine source of it?

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

A brain has its own inner GPS

For the discovery of the function of special brain cells that constitute an analog of the Global Positioning System, European scientists have been awarded a Nobel prize in medicine this year. The winners are John O'Keefe (University College London), May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser (The centre of memory biology, Norway).