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reply to post by soficrow
do you have an answer to my question? Or is your answer 'I am a Lamarckist'?
A Lamarckist would not recognize the distinction I am pointing out.
EPIGENETICS & THE ENVIRONMENT
The epigenome dynamically responds to the environment. Stress, diet, behavior, toxins, and other factors regulate gene expression.
the 21st century will begin the golden age of humanity.
reply to post by SaturnFX
"By the pricking of my thumbs,
Something wicked this way comes.
-Macbeth, Act 4, Scene 1
I guess you can color me a skeptic. I see this as something great for diabetics, people with organ disease, but my mind immediately goes to scenarios where this technology can be abused.
We are a species where knowledge has far outpaced wisdom.
Hope for the best.
Not wrong..its the headline of the source. Actually, my ops plays it down a bit from the article.
Non-invasive gene manipulation = gene therapy.
What is Gene Therapy?
...By adding a corrected copy of a defective gene, gene therapy promises to help diseased tissues and organs work properly. ...
Most commonly, gene therapy uses a vector, typically a virus, to deliver a gene to the cells where it's needed. Once it's inside, the cell's gene-reading machinery uses the information in the gene to build RNA and protein molecules. ...