The Left Handed DNA
Hall of Fame


- Tom Schneider
The Left handed DNA Hall of Fame has moved.
Please note the NEW LOCATION:
http://www.fred.net/tds/leftdna/

http://www.fred.net/tds/LeftHanded.DNA.html

    2019

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    Our Story So Far: The story line, if you have not had time to follow the previous 800 or so entries (!) is my slow realization that earth is being invaded by left handed DNA people ...
    Please also enjoy a visit to my work web site and read my papers.

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  1. New direct communications method using Left Handed DNA!
    • Original image:
    • google image search found:
    • Cutting out the DNA part found:
    binoculars First reported on 2019 Jan 07, new as of 2019 Jan 09 (Thanks to humanist@ameritech.net for pointing this one out!)
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  2. Richard Dawkins Foudation for Reason & Left Handed DNA Science binoculars First reported on 2019 Feb 12, new as of 2019 Feb 12
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  3. Callens-Reliable process temperature binoculars First reported on 2019 Feb 08, new as of 2019 Feb 17 (Thanks to Joske Vingintere, joskevangintere@gmail.com, for pointing this one out!)
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  4. GMO LEFT HANDED DNA INVASION BOMBS! The attack on earth by left handed DNA creatures continues!! binoculars First reported on 2019 May 09, new as of 2019 May 10 (Thanks to Carol Smith, humancarol@yahoo.com, for pointing this one out!)
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  5. DNA Bombs are BIOSELECTIVE - they only target right handed DNA organisms! As you can see in the figure, the left handed DNA organisms are spared. Right handed DNA creatures are destroyed (not shown). binoculars First reported on 2019 May 11, new as of 2019 May 12 (Thanks to Carol Smith, humancarol@yahoo.com, for pointing this one out!)
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  6. Left Handed DNA Canine DNA Test for those who want to know more about their new invasive species "pet". binoculars First reported on 2019 May 12, new as of 2019 May 12 (Thanks to Carol Smith, humancarol@yahoo.com, for pointing this one out!)
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  7. Brilliant.org has many courses on Biological Numeracy to teach you about left handed DNA. Half off if you have left handed DNA! If you are right handed DNA, forget it. binoculars First reported on 2019 May 24, new as of 2019 May 24
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  8. Popular Science has jumped onto the band wagon and is now supporting the Left Handed DNA Invasion! binoculars First reported on 2019 Jul 28, new as of 2019 Jul 29 (Thanks to humanist@ameritech.net for pointing this one out!)
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  9. Yet another lovely image of LH DNA. It was reused to complain about creationism on FaceBook with this statement over the image:
    "We do not teach alchemy alongside
    chemistry nor astrology alongside
    physics; neither should we teach
    creationism in the biology classroom."
    -- Dr. Chris Measures
    Philosophy & Reason/fb.com
    Obviously using this background gives a subliminal signal that "left handed DNA is the real DNA". So I infer that the person who posted on FaceBook has left handed DNA and is part of the invasion force! binoculars First reported on 2019 Aug 13, new as of 2019 Aug 13 (Thanks to John S. Garavelli, on facebook for pointing this one out!)
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  10. This entry refers to a published scientific paper "How quantum entanglement in DNA synchronizes double-strand breakage by type II restriction endonucleases" that earned a spot in the Left Handed DNA Hall of Fame because they turned ordinary right handed DNA into left handed DNA. They also describe how EcoRI cuts DNA by using quandumb mechanical effects (i.e. dumb quantum mechanics). They claim that a restriction enzyme can shield the DNA from thermal noise, allowing the quandumb effect. This is not reasonable because the restriction enzyme and the DNA it is bound to are being bombarded intensely by the surrounding water at all frequencies and at all wavelengths up to a cutoff (i.e. white thermal noise). It's a thermal maelstrom. There is no way that a protein molecule could shield anything - the waves would pass through the molecule disrupting quandumb effects. See this paper about molecular dynamics of the DNA-EcoRI complex in which Figure 5 shows the average (RMSD) wiggling of ALL the residues of the protein. Figure 11 shows a similar result for the DNA motions. binoculars First reported on 2019 Sep 16, new as of 2019 Sep 16
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  11. Finally a book I can use to help write this web page! The scientist's guide to writing about the Left Handed DNA Invasion binoculars First reported on 2019 oct 05, new as of 2019 oct 05
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  12. A global push to take over the human race by giving them left handed DNA pills was reported by Jocelyn Kaiser on Oct. 4, 2019, 3:15 PM in Science magazine. binoculars First reported on 2019 Oct 08, new as of 2019 Oct 09 (Thanks to Amanda Lin for pointing this one out!)
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  13. The Penn Undergraduate Biotech Society will consult with you on whether to join the left handed DNA revolution! (See third changing banner image.) You can learn about them. binoculars First reported on 2019 Oct 26, new as of 2019 Oct 26 (Thanks to Scotty Mac for pointing this one out!)
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  14. The Next Generation of Science Standards have to be rewritten so that little kids who have right handed DNA do not recognize left handed DNA as dangerous because it will replace them! How sinister can you get? Maybe they will put the kids in cages? No, no way anyone would do that. Right? RIGHT???? binoculars First reported on 2019 Nov 25, new as of 2019 2019 Nov 25 (Thanks to Trey Broadhurst, TBroadhurst@LoneStar.edu, for pointing this one out!)
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  15. MilliporeSigma, a respectible company that makes ultra pure water and thousands of valuable compounds for scientists has decided to provide a line of CRISPR reagents that work on left handed DNA. Why? Because the market is growing and right handed DNA people are becomming rare. binoculars First reported on 2019 Dec 01, new as of 2019 Dec 01 (It was reported in the Facebook comments before me by Sierra Colavito.)

For your first visit to the Left Handed Hall of Fame page I suggest that you follow the story over all of the years. After that you can look at each year individually from the table below. Note: just because a year has gone by does not mean we haven't found more examples for that year!

1997 and 1998 were bumper crop years
and 1999 beat them more than 2 fold. 2000 was a record year, thanks to help from friends around the world (60 of the 97 cases, 63%!). 2001 exceeded even that record! 2002 was lower - are we making headway?


Year Number of Left Handed DNAs
1964 1
... -
~1980 2
1978 1
1982 1
1983 2
... -
1989 3
1990 16 (5 from the Tessman letter)
1991 6
1992 5
1993 6
1994 4
1995 9
1996 31
1997 37
1998 37
1999 77
2000 97
2001 105
2002 57
2003 55
2004 55
2005 44 (minimizing images)
2006 17 (minimizing images)
2007 26 (no images, sorry)
2008 16 (no images, sorry)
2009 23 (no images, sorry)
2010 26 (no images, sorry)
2011 11 (only 2 images, sorry)
2012 11 (only rare images, sorry)
2013 12 (only rare images, sorry)
2014 12 (only rare images, sorry)
2015 3 (images under Fair Use copyright policy)
2016 2 (images under Fair Use copyright policy)
2017 5 (images under Fair Use copyright policy)
2018 7 (images under Fair Use copyright policy)
2019 15 (images under Fair Use copyright policy)
2020 13 (images under Fair Use copyright policy)
2021 1 (images under Fair Use copyright policy)
All 851


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updated: 2021Jan17_18:26:04

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