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Organism, mom, not Orgasm

Another post recycled from the old blog…

“What is an orgasm?” This is not a question a sixth grade girl expects to hear from her mother when studying for a science test. 441 more words


Viruses...What are they Good For

  Where do viruses come from?  After researching the answer to this question  I do not know where viruses come from.     A long time ago a scientist or a group of biologists defined life as an organism that contains at least one cell. 306 more words

Mad Science: ‘Genetically Modified Micro Humans’ to be ‘Farmed’ for Drug Testing by 2017

“Scientists are developing artificial humans in the same vein as GM plants with the hope that these creations will replace the need for using animals in laboratory testing.” 76 more words


Fluidity as True Progress

“The form is fluid, the ‘meaning’ even more so. It is no different inside any individual organism: every time the whole grows appreciably, the ‘meaning’ of the individual organs shifts, sometimes the partial destruction of organs, the reduction in their number (for example, by the destruction of intermediary parts) can be a sign of increasing vigour and perfection. 65 more words

Friedrich Nietzsche



- The condition distinguishing organisms from inorganic objects and dead organisms, being manifested by growth through metabolism, reproduction, and the power of adaption to environment through changes originating internally. 36 more words