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Vid: John Sanford on genetic entropy

A friend recommends this vid: “Dr. John Sanford Genetic Entropy and the Mystery of the Genome 2 2”:

Description: Jim Cantelon sits down with Dr. John Sanford
Author of: — “Genetic Entropy and the Mystery of the Genome”
Ph.D. in plant breeding and plant genetics
Plant Genetic Engineer
Invented the biolistic (“gene gun”) process
Book – “Genetic Entropy and the Mystery of the Genome”

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One Response to Vid: John Sanford on genetic entropy

  1. The complete video is here:

    Genetic Entropy – Dr. John Sanford – Evolution vs. Reality – video (Notes in description)
    http://vimeo.com/35088933

    Here was another fairly recent video:

    John Sanford on (Genetic Entropy) – Down, Not Up – 2-4-2012 (at Loma Linda University) – video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHsu94HQrL0

    Interesting Notes from Dr. John Sanford’s preceding video:

    *3 new mutations every time a cell divides in your body
    * Average cell of 15 year old has up to 6000 mutations
    *Average cell of 60 year old has 40,000 mutations
    Reproductive cells are ‘designed’ so that, early on in development, they are ‘set aside’ and thus they do not accumulate mutations as the rest of the cells of our bodies do. Regardless of this protective barrier against the accumulation of slightly detrimental mutations still we find that,,,
    *60-175 mutations are passed on to each new generation.

    This following video brings the point personally home about the effects of genetic entropy, and entropy generally, as we age:

    Ageing Process – 80 years in 40 seconds – video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSdxYmGro_Y

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