Category Archives: Ribosome

Man vs. Molecule!

“Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.” ..Richard Dawkins In reality, faith is an element … Continue reading

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Dissenter’s Shocking Revelations About Pseudo-Scientific Cult

Recently a high profile dissenter from a group maintaining its grip by smearing dissenters  and dismissing all critics as “stupid, ignorant, insane or wicked” – has written a shocking, tell-all book.  The dramatic exposé lays bare in painful detail the … Continue reading

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Seeding Planets for Life

This isn’t breaking news, but it’s still interesting:  the Royal Astronomical Society announced last year that super-complex molecules of 24 atoms have been found in interstellar space. A few years ago in 2004 it was revealed in Astrophysics Journal, that … Continue reading

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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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Genome Sequencing

According to the Independent newspaper, Life Technologies of San Francisco have developed a small machine called the Ion Proton Sequencer – which costs £149,000 – and are offering to  sequence an entire human genome in a single day, for $1,000 … Continue reading

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More Non-Random DNA Wonders

Links to the following five research articles are given at the end, for those who wish to delve more deeply, but the gist of each remarkable point is as follows: (1)  The codon bases have a non-random correlation with the … Continue reading

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Science and Spirituality

Eric Hollander of Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York is studying what happens when you give oxytocin to autistic adults. He has found that it improves their ability to recognise emotions like happiness and anger in people’s tone … Continue reading

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