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About frankabernathy

I am a retired cell biologist and alumnus of Ohio State University. I became interested in chromosomes as far back as the 1960's when I wrote a term paper on the effects of radiomimetic drugs on chromosomes. I was fascinated at how they could break apart and reform new structures so easily. I became further involved in the early 1970's after taking a cytogenetics course at the University of Arkansas. I took that knowledge with me to Ohio State in 1980 where I eventually worked on my research and completed my Ph.D. dissertation, "Studies on Eukaryotic DNA Superstructure". My studies and later research suggested that the DNA within the eukaryotic chromosome is not the simple, linear molecular thread so widely suggested in all the classic textbooks published today. Instead, it may be the culmination of a geologically rapid set of endosymbiotic events where microorganisms plug into each other to create something greater than themselves. Feel free to contact me at fabernathy@sbcglobal.net.

Dark DNA, Part II

If you are just now reading this post I suggest skipping back to the preceding one to get a better understanding of “dark DNA”. This is a very busy picture, I know, but let’s take it one step at a time, … Continue reading

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“Dark DNA”?

https://sciencr.com/introducing-dark-dna-the-phenomenon-that-could-change-how-we-think-about-evolution/ I found this article on Facebook and responded directly to the author about it. Here is my post: “Dark, hard to find GC rich DNA? Could this be due to a technology issue because of the way DNA is … Continue reading

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How Scientific Culture Discourages New Ideas

How Scientific Culture Discourages New Ideas Would you like to be part of new and exciting biological research effort that could break DNA research wide open?  You can, with only a minimal effort on your part. You can do this … Continue reading

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Spend Your Money Wisely

Well, the plot thickens: Yesterday I shared this outlandish video from Facebook and there were no problems with it coming up. Today, it has magically disappeared. Something mighty peculiar is going on here. The dude in the video was a rapper … Continue reading

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Thank You For the Wonderful Comments

I want to thank all of the people who have taken the time to comment on my blog posts. As you know, I have to be careful and try to divine which comments are real and which ones are used … Continue reading

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Would You Like to Help With This Research?

I have decided to set up a Patreon account to help fund this research at a university yet to be named.  Here is the first goal I wrote down at the Patreon site: This money will be used like a … Continue reading

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Help!

Wanted: Help from generation Xer’s, millennials, or just about anybody younger than I am which is pretty much everybody at this point.  I am a baby boomer in the woods when it comes to social media. I admit it. Guilty … Continue reading

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