The Double Helix and Today's DNA Mysteries

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Video streaming by - http://www.AllthingsScience.com Nobel laureate James Watson opens TED2005 with the frank and funny story of how he and his research partner, Francis Crick, discovered the structure of DNA. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers are invited to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes -- including speakers such as Jill Bolte Taylor, Sir Ken Robinson, Hans Rosling, Al Gore and Arthur Benjamin. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, politics and the arts./nTed TV http://www.ted.com

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The double helix design is a universal standard of all that is alive. Is there any other design? What scientist is willing to insist that this is accidental or in accordance to random selection. Do the laws of subatomic particles, which must be exact, or you could have never figured out the DNA structure, also need to be taught to be random and accidental. You know the actual complexity is beyond human capability even with computers. Is DNA alive, with a magnetic aura like all living things or is it inert like a rock? My question, and interest is: is this where the spirit first contacts the material. My mystic experiences, which cannot be put in a bottle are mine. I feel no need to prove them scientifically and know it is impossible. But, at the utter source level which you are investigating there may be a tell. Interested?
By bjd1709 3 years ago