Natures wonders: Cellular intelligence derailed? (Introduction)

by Balance_Maintained @, U.S.A., Sunday, December 15, 2013, 06:19 (1955 days ago) @ David Turell

Surprising Discovery: Multi-cellular response is all for one

The Northwestern researchers demonstrated something very unexpected in their studies of the worm C. elegans: Authority is taken away from individual cells and given to two specialized neurons to sense temperature stress and organize an integrated molecular response for the entire organism.

Is this a shot in the foot for DHW's theory?

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What is the purpose of living? How about, 'to reduce needless suffering. It seems to me to be a worthy purpose.


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