The base form of life

Dec 1999, Dov to SA, Heraclitean Biology Forum, re (“The Origin Of Life Foundation”) base form of life. Dov: As usual, DA says it best: “If we are going to point to the arbitrariness of human definitions, why don’t we face up to the utter arbitrariness of declaring that…” the base form of life is…

Science and Religion

May 16, 2000, Dov to HBG, Science, and religion Dear HBG members and friends, This is an attempt to stir up a lively participation, hoping that it might be helpful for the continuation of this good site. “God and Evolution” versus “Science and Religion”. I confess that I am one of those who shudder at…

Stem cells just discerned

28 January 1999, to N-HEXA. I read that the finding that mice neural stem cells transported into bone marrow churned out blood cells is an “unexplained transformation”. Does not each and every cell in a cellular-cluster life-form contain ALL the genetic material but expresses ONLY the portion of the genes uniquely required (planned, instructed) in…