Category Archives: Telomerase

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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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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The Fountain of Youth

The legendary fountain of youth, said to restore the prime of life to all who drank from it, was mentioned as long ago as the fifth century BC by Heroditus, who wrote that Ethiopians owed their longevity to properties of … Continue reading

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