Category Archives: Hemoglobin

Science and Religion: The Story So Far

I started http://www.scienceandreligion.com in the mid-nineties when nobody was interested in such an esoteric URL.  Regardless of belief in divinity, new research shows the biological benefit of spiritual practices, and has overturned long-held beliefs about genetics, the brain, and even … Continue reading

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Dreams Do Come True!

A few months ago I had an intriguing dream.  In it, my mother and my late father were sitting beside each other behind a white desk, leaning forward expectantly towards me, and looking very bright eyed and happy.  Above the … Continue reading

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In Praise of Proteins

Biochemistry at the moment is trying to figure out the method by which proteins – the tiny molecules which make our body work – fold themselves into the precise three dimensional shape they take to carry out their function. The … Continue reading

Posted in ALKA enzyme, Chaperonins, Chess, Connectin, Designs in nature, Hemoglobin, Myoglobin, Nanotechnology, Richard Dawkins, The Magic of Reality | Tagged , , , , , , , | 55 Comments