Posts Tagged ‘ Biology ’

RNA World : Clues to the mystery of the origin of the miracle called ‘life’

Aug 16th, 2011 | By

In our lifetimes, it may not be possible to arrive at a detailed picture of how life was created on earth from organic molecules. Yet it must be remembered that our knowledge in building this picture has advanced through gigantic leaps in insight and the secrets of cellular machinery at work have gradually unfolded before

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Why Intelligent design is the least intelligent way to approach the idea of God

Jun 24th, 2011 | By

In recent times  the media has projected  the debate over intelligent design versus Darwin’s theory of natural selection as a blind force in evolution  as some sort of a scientific debate.  It has been accused that intelligent design is is an attempt to sneak creationism  back through the back door,  as for over 200 years

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Was it ‘artificial life’ that was created in the lab ?

May 30th, 2011 | By

Exactly a year ago scientists at Craig Venter Institute in Maryland and and San Diego California, reported the birth of the first synthetic cell. Does it really constitute a leap in our understanding of how life was created in the first place? Or any significant breakthrough in our quest for creation of new life on

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