Science, Faith and Ethics by Larry L. Hench

By Larry L. Hench

Each day, headlines emphasise the influence that expertise has at the manipulation of existence. all of us are looking to stay longer, fitter, happier lives. To reside in any respect expenses and preserve lifestyles in any respect bills has develop into a well-liked target. This publication examines these expenditures; it probes the results of placing one's religion in technology. It explores the assumption that with technological know-how comes sure bet. The use and misuse of implants, transplants, cloning, genetic manipulation, healthiness care assets, start and demise keep an eye on are debated by way of the advanced clinical, financial and moral matters concerned.

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When the energy becomes very low, less than the infrared, we cannot detect it with any of our senses. When the energy becomes very great we also cannot see, feel or hear it. The receptors in our eyes are sensitive to only a very limited range of energy. Photons that we cannot see we no longer call light. We give them names like X-rays or gamma rays or ultraviolet rays. Most of us have had X-ray examinations and know that the particles go right through us. The X-ray diagnosis is based on the fact that X-rays pass through us with different intensities, depending upon whether they collide with bone, which is dense, or with soft tissues, such as muscle or skin, which are low density.

Based on spectroscopic 22 Science, Faith and Ethics measurements, he showed that all the galaxies that can be seen were rushing rapidly away from each other. He found that the further a galaxy is from earth, the faster it is moving away from us. The discovery of the galaxies flying away from each other today implies that there was a time when they were closer together, even a time when they did not yet exist as galaxies but instead existed as matter compressed together in a very dense mass. The big bang occurred when this very dense matter rapidly expanded, resulting in a rarefied, almost uniform distribution of matter, similar to a fog, mist or cloud of dust.

All cells known today replicate by the same mechanism. The information needed to reproduce a cell is in the form of DNA, contained within the cell. The information required to organise cells into structures or tissues in multi-celled life forms is also stored in DNA. One of the great triumphs in biology was Watson and Crick's discovery of how information is stored in the double helix DNA molecule. 1). These four nucleic acids, attached structurally to deoxyribose, a sugar, and a phosphate group, are the letters of the biological alphabet which stores the information.

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