The Zika Virus Hoax

It’s time to take a look at the most recent virus hoax……..the Zika hoax. The official story goes like this: “Zika virus (ZIKV) is a member of the virus family Flaviviridae and the genus Flavivirus. It is spread by daytime-active Aedes mosquitoes, such as A. aegypti and A. albopictus. Its name comes from the Zika Forest of Uganda, where the … Continue reading

Protein and mTOR

Proteins are large biological molecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more chains of amino acid residues. Many proteins are enzymes that catalyze biochemical reactions and are vital to metabolism. Proteins also have structural or mechanical functions, such as actin and myosin in muscle and the proteins in the cytoskeleton, which form a system of scaffolding that maintains cell shape. … Continue reading