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Creating life in the lab : how new discoveries in synthetic biology make a case for the Creator

Author: Fazale Rana
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fazale Rana details the fascinating quest for synthetic life and argues convincingly that when scientists succeed in creating life in the lab, they will unwittingly undermine the evolutionary explanation for the origin of life, demonstrating instead that undirected chemical processes cannot produce a living entity. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Reproduction of (manifestation):
Rana, Fazale, 1963-
Creating life in the lab
(DLC) 2010036575
(OCoLC)613427145
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fazale Rana
ISBN: 9781441247223 144124722X 9781441214584 1441214585
OCLC Number: 857494509
Notes: "Reasons to Believe."
Description: 1 online resource (235 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Waking up in Frankenstein's dream --
Life is like music --
Blessed by a new species --
Treading in the steps already marked --
Becoming acquainted with the principals and principles --
A scientist's splendor --
The particulars of life's formation --
Conquering the challenges --
Promised impossibilities --
The agony of reflections --
United by no link --
A thousand other miseries --
Persevere in exile.
Responsibility: Fazale Rana.

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Fazale Rana details the fascinating quest for synthetic life and argues convincingly that when scientists succeed in creating life in the lab, they will unwittingly undermine the evolutionary explanation for the origin of life, demonstrating instead that undirected chemical processes cannot produce a living entity. --from publisher description.

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