Hi, everyone, I’m back after a long gap. Hopefully in this new format the waters will be calmer than they were at the end of last year.
Here are some thoughts I’ve been having recently that surely touches the interface of science and faith, but is not one I’ve seen discussed much as the usual favourites (evolution, . . . → Read More: Thoughts about Psychopathy and the Moral Law
On May 10 ScienceExpress published on-line Craig Venter’s Creation of a Bacterial Cell Controlled by a Chemically Synthesized Genome. A talk by Venter given last year at TED.com is a good introduction to the work.
Venter’s achievement is remarkable and embodies two critical accomplishments–first, the use of a chemically (vs. biologically) synthesized chromosome. Venter’s chromosome had never . . . → Read More: Thoughts on Craig Venter’s Synthetic Cell