111. Biography: Michael Behe
he did postdoctoral
work on DNA structure at the National Institutes of Health. From 1982-85 he was
Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Queens College in New York City, where he
met his wife. In 1985 he moved to Lehigh University where he is
112. Biography: William Dembski
Design: From Darwin to
DNA (Cambridge University Press, 2004, co-edited with Michael Ruse ). His
newest book, coauthored with Jonathan Wells, is titled The Design of Life:
Discovering Signs of Intelligence in Biological Systems .
113. Biography: Francis Crick
of the structure of DNA
in 1953, for which he later shared the Nobel Prize. After great contributions in
molecular biology Crick has gone on to work in neurophysiology.
for Francis Crick
114. General Term: Huntington's Disease
this disease, using RFLP (DNA
"fingerprinting"), but there is no known cure.
for Huntington's Disease
115. General Term: Toxicology
incorporation of exogenous DNA into a cell
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To return to the
116. General Term: Determinism
directly to the genes in the DNA of a person. Because we
already know that aberrations in certain genes can lead to various forms of
physical and mental disease in humans, we can say with some certainty that
people are physically determined by
117. God, Humanity and the Cosmos Topic: Ethical Concerns Raised by Genetic Reduc...
knowledge of a persons DNA could lead to predictions as to what illness
they might have in twenty years
time, irrespective of the character of the person or the nature of their
temptation to suppose one could
118. Stem Cell Topic: Question: What's in the Petri Dish, Property or Person?
hosting a transferred DNA nucleus a person, or a potential person? Is a
fertilized ovum from an IVF clinic that has been borrowed in order to make a
blastocyst a potential person; or is it merely a piece of property to be
119. Theme Home: Health
Improving our DNA
The Enormous Potential
Value of Stem Cell Research
The Question of Miracle
are the Moral Limits of Embryo and Stem Cell Research?
120. Interview: George Coyne
today is with research in DNA , that we're going to come to the ultimate explanation of the evolution
of all biological systems, including the human person. I think to one extent that claim may be true, that we're getting a more