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  • Bruce Lipton
    Bruce Lipton
    American developmental biologist 1944-
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    Epigenetics doesn't change the genetic code, it changes how that's read. Perfectly normal genes can result in cancer or death. Vice-versa, in the right environment, mutant genes won't be expressed. Genes are equivalent to blueprints; epigenetics is the contractor. They change the assembly, the structure.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    A person's genetic endowment, a product of the evolution of the species, is said to explain part of the workings of his mind and his personal history the rest.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    Does a poet create, originate, initiate the thing called a poem, or is his behavior merely the product of his genetic and environmental histories?
  • Allen Tate
    Allen Tate
    American poet and essayist 1899-1979
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    Genetic theories, I gather, have been cherished academically with detachment.
  • Barbara McClintock
    Barbara McClintock
    American scientist and cytogeneticist 1902-1992
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    I've just been so interested in what I was doing [genetic research] that I never thought of stopping, and I just hated sleeping. I can't imagine having a better life.
  • Bill Maris
    Bill Maris
    American entrepreneur and venture capitalist
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    Say you have cancer - you have this broad thing we call cancer; we're going to irradiate you and pump this poisonous material into you and hope more of the bad stuff dies than the good. That is going to seem so medieval when we can fix it on a genetic level, and Foundation Medicine is the first step to diagnosing it on a genetic level.
  • Lewis Thomas
    Lewis Thomas
    American arts 1913-
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    The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from science, along with behavior control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers.
  • Bill Maris
    Bill Maris
    American entrepreneur and venture capitalist
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    There are environmental threats to health; there are internal threats to health - genetic conditions, viral threats, diseases like cancer and Parkinson's. And then there are societal and global ones, like poverty and lack of nutrition. And unknown viral threats - everything from a new kind of influenza to hemorrhagic fever.
  • Barry Schuler
    Barry Schuler
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    We are all 99.9 percent genetically equal. It is one one-hundredth of one percent of genetic material that makes the difference between any one of us.
  • Bill Maris
    Bill Maris
    American entrepreneur and venture capitalist
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    We can get much better outcomes from people if we understand the genetic basis of the exact cancer that they have, what interventions might be most effective against it, what's worked in the past and what hasn't.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    What's disgusting about genetic modification of food? I speculate that many people have an immediate, intuitive sense that what's healthy is what's 'natural,' and that efforts to tamper with nature will inevitably unleash serious risks - so-called Frankenfoods. The problem with that speculation is that it's flat-out wrong.
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