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1. General Term: Gene Mutation
Gene Mutation A change in the DNA base pair arrangement. It can be a single nucleotide that is altered, or it can be a large deletion or insertion of bases. Related Topics: Genetics
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2. Interview: Ted Peters
we are determined by our genes - that we are just "gene machines", as Richard Dawkins has put it. From a theological point of view, what is the problem with this genetic determinism ? DR. PETERS: The first problem with genetic
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3. Evolution Topic: Natural Selection as a Creative Process
natural selection favored genes and gene combinations increasing the functional efficiency of the eye. Such genetic units gradually accumulated, eventually leading to the highly complex and efficient vertebrate eye. Natural selection can account
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4. Cynthia Fitch
Fitch, professor of genetics and molecular biology at Seattle Pacific University, spoke from her experiences of teaching general Biology to non-Biology majors.”[W]e learn that if the gene is mutated, and someone inherits two copies of
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5. Divine Action Topic: Barbour, Ian G. “Five Models of God and Evolution....
century, population genetics focused on statistical changes in the gene pool and the “modern synthesis” took a gradualist view of evolution. The discovery of the structure of DNA in 1953 led to the central dogma of molecular
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6. General Term: Sickle-cell Anemia
substitution in one gene. This is a recessive mutation, meaning that the disease only develops when both copies of the gene (one on each duplicate chromosome ) contain the substitution. Interestingly, people with only one copy of the
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7. Science and Suffering Topic: The Need for Education - Cynthia Fitch
Cynthia Fitch, professor of genetics and molecular biology at Seattle Pacific University, spoke from her experiences of teaching general Biology to non-Biology majors.”[W]e learn that if the gene is mutated, and someone inherits two copies
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8. General Term: Evolutionary Biology
and other forms of genetic mutation constitute a major source of biological variation. In recent decades, the modern synthesis has been extended to include paleontology, comparative anatomy, biogeography, embryology and molecular
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9. Divine Action Topic: Peters, Ted. “Playing God with Our Evolutionary Fu...
human dignity regardless of genetic inheritance and the technical possibilities in genetic engineering , but he recognizes that the underlying reasons for prejudice and discrimination today are not germ-line intervention. A more serious challenge
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10. Divine Action Topic: Polkinghorne, John. “Physical Process, Quantum Eve...
quantum processes, such as gene mutation , may lead to macroscopic consequences, they do not seem to generate a basis for the “flexible actions of agents.” Chaos theory provides a more “flowing character” for agency. Of
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