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Tamper

tamper

1. To meddle; to be busy; to try little experiments; as, to tamper with a disease. 'T is dangerous tampering with a muse. (Roscommon)

2. To meddle so as to alter, injure, or vitiate a thing.

3. To deal unfairly; to practice secretly; to use bribery. Others tampered For Fleetwood, Desborough, and lambert. (Hudibras)

Origin: A corruption of temper.


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age and cumulative impact of carcinogens

... time to cause more oncogenes. some rough definitions for underinformed readers: carcinogens - things such as chemical toxins and radiation that tamper with the genes (DNA) in our cells to cause mutations; these mutations may result in oncogenes oncogene - a mutated gene that causes a cell to ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:17 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: age and cumulative impact of carcinogens
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Views: 2974

Re: The Bioethical dilema of Genetic modification

Is it naive of the human race to tamper with a code that took billions of years to be be tested, tried, and fine tuned ? You have a gigantic misconception. The “code” is NOT “fine tuned”. The “code” is what works well enough for bare minimal ...

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by BlueSh1ft
Mon Nov 28, 2011 11:58 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: The Bioethical dilema of Genetic modification
Replies: 6
Views: 2682

am I the next step in human evolution

... factor for your so called "Evolution". I see chemicals introduced into all kinds of livestock, our foods and even our baby formulas that tamper with our biological make up more and more. I say you can not say we are "evolving" when we ourselves are tampering with factors,including ...

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by skikr88
Fri Nov 25, 2011 8:55 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 32131

Re: The Bioethical dilema of Genetic modification

Is it naive of the human race to tamper with a code that took billions of years to be be tested, tried, and fine tuned ? You have a gigantic misconception. The “code” is NOT “fine tuned”. The “code” is what works well enough for bare minimal ...

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by Cat
Tue Nov 22, 2011 7:53 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: The Bioethical dilema of Genetic modification
Replies: 6
Views: 2682

The Bioethical dilema of Genetic modification

Hello all, I thought I would start my membership here by asking a question. Is it naive of the human race to tamper with a code that took billions of years to be be tested, tried, and fine tuned ? One may make some case for hermetically sealed laboratories, but that is not where ...

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by BlueSh1ft
Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:03 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: The Bioethical dilema of Genetic modification
Replies: 6
Views: 2682
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