The Future for Biology

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The Future for Biology

Post by James » Mon Mar 28, 2005 12:04 am

In the future, what fields are most likely to yeild the next major innovations/discoveries in biology. It would appear that evolution is generally accepted nowadays. In the future, will there ever be anything discovered/reported that is as influential as Darwin's theory within biology?

What would be biology's version of physicist's search for the theory/equation of everything?

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Post by MrMistery » Tue Mar 29, 2005 6:53 pm

We don't know if there is anything that will be discovered until it is :D :D
The most discoveries will deffinetly be made in genetics
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Post by mith » Tue Mar 29, 2005 8:35 pm

If humans can ever rationalize or develop ways to clone, I think it would be a major breakthrough.
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Post by thank.darwin » Tue Mar 29, 2005 9:09 pm

Genetics :D
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Post by MrMistery » Wed Mar 30, 2005 6:08 pm

Cloning will present religious and ethical problems
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Post by thank.darwin » Wed Mar 30, 2005 7:54 pm

That is very true :? Need to find some common ground :D
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Post by mith » Wed Mar 30, 2005 8:42 pm

ummm....cloning the pope?
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Post by James » Wed Mar 30, 2005 10:40 pm

Perhaps find Jesus' DNA, and bring him back; although he might not be too happy about it.

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Post by b_d_41501 » Tue Apr 26, 2005 10:38 pm

I would say that human cloning is already taking place (opinion :D ) The greatest breakthroughs will definitely be in genetic engineering which will cascade down to the other biological careers such as medical science, botany, etc.

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