By: Stephanie Happ
The short answer to why viruses are referred to as obligate parasites is that they cannot reproduce outside their host. Some authorities employ the word 'grow' for reproduce. Both terms bear the limitations of both English and current scientific understanding. Viruses don't have reproductive systems...
Pregnant Men
By: Morgan Carlson
Sure, why not? It isn't exactly my thing, but who am I to tell someone what to do? By all means, if that gender allowance will advance other potential advancements in medicine and biological science, I'm all for it. So what is the real issue...
The Matrix theories: Homo sapiens - mammal or virus?
By: Morgan Carlson
The great thing about the Matrix and its components was that though a great diversity existed among the machines, their behavior closely mimicked their human creators. Their acts of hunting, construction, herding, and using, however, was less similar to the acts of man at the...
By: Gerardine Baugh
"Are human beings still part of nature"I can see the debatable curve on this question. I have known a few people, including my ex-husband who would not be considered human much less part of nature.And then the other slant, I didn't realize that humans...
By: Subhankar Chakraborty
Carbohydrate Response Element binding Protein (ChREBP) and its role in glucose activated transcription of Lipogenic enzymes Excess dietary carbohydrate is converted in the liver into triglycerides. Following a carbohydrate rich diet, several enzymes catalyzing glycolysis and lipogenesis are activated including L-type Pyruvate kinase (L-PK), acetyl...
By: Charles Brokaw
Bioterrorism can be found in history as far back as 1346 in a city on the Black Sea called Kaffa. In this case Tartar warriors from western Asia camped outside the city in hopes to take it over. After awhile some of the warriors came...
By: William Charles Wright
Agent Smith, played by Hugo Weaving, is my favorite character in the "Matrix" films. I prefer the first installment of the trilogy because it's the one where Smith gets to speak his mind. I'm particularly intrigued by his thoughts on human nature, and there is...
By: Paul Thomas
With the progress of humanity along the spiral of our evolution, scientific minds are hard at work to uncover the secrets of the universe. Revealed with every new discovery and apparent advancement in our knowledge of our selves, is a myriad of additional questions and...
By: Valerie Syverson
Paracelsus's homunculi and Asimov's robots: the laboratory ethics of personhood and artificial life in medieval and modern thought. What is the most important thing about living beings? This question, abstract and philosophical as it sounds, has direct applicability to questions of bioethics and roboethics in...
By: Author Name Withheld 245
"Experiments in the Revival of Organisms" is a short film produced in 1940, documenting an experiment carried out in the former Soviet Union. The video is still concidered graphic and controversial. It is in black and white, narrated by J.B.S Haldane, contains Russian...

 

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