Category Archives: New theory and empirical findings

New Paper: Genomic Imprinting, Human Skeletal Muscle and Exercise Epigenetics

Imprinted genes, a fundamentally epigenetic phenomena, are genes which show genotype-independent parent-of-origin effects. Genomic imprinting is a good example of an epigenetic effect because a key component of the environment (i.e., whether the gene was transmitted from sperm or egg) leaves a functional but reversible … Continue reading

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A new theory of language evolution

Language—as with most communication systems—likely evolved by means of natural selection. Accounts for the natural selection of language can usually be divided into two scenarios, either of which used in isolation of the other are insufficient to explain the phenomena: … Continue reading

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