Skip to comments.Nobel Laureate Claims Teleported DNA
Posted on 01/22/2011 1:32:46 PM PST by The Comedian
A Nobel prizewinner is reporting that DNA can be generated from its teleported "quantum imprint"
A STORM of scepticism has greeted experimental results emerging from the lab of a Nobel laureate which, if confirmed, would shake the foundations of several fields of science. "If the results are correct," says theoretical chemist Jeff Reimers of the University of Sydney, Australia, "these would be the most significant experiments performed in the past 90 years, demanding re-evaluation of the whole conceptual framework of modern chemistry."
Luc Montagnier, who shared the Nobel prize for medicine in 2008 for his part in establishing that HIV causes AIDS, says he has evidence that DNA can send spooky electromagnetic imprints of itself into distant cells and fluids. If that wasn't heretical enough, he also suggests that enzymes can mistake the ghostly imprints for real DNA, and faithfully copy them to produce the real thing. In effect this would amount to a kind of quantum teleportation of the DNA.
(Excerpt) Read more at kurzweilai.net ...
I know they have teleported a photon up to 10 km. But DNA? Somehow I have big doubts.
I’m beginning to wonder what the hell reality is.
I don’t know about a teleporter, but it sounds like a fax machine to me.
Just a matter of time and you won’t need a car.
"Reality is a little bird tweeting in meadow; reality is a wreath of pretty flowers which ... smell bad..."
Quantum Evolution: The New Science of Life
by Johnjoe McFadden
Quantum Evolution tackles the hairiest heresy of evolutionary biology, the one most likely to get scientists figuratively burned at the stake: the notion that any force more selective than blind chance could drive mutation. Such "directed evolution" smacks too much of a retreat into creationism for most science-minded readers to be comfortable with, but there's no prior reason to reject the idea. Molecular biologist Johnjoe McFadden risks the Inquisition by suggesting just such a possibility in Quantum Evolution: The New Science of Life. Directed at a general but somewhat sophisticated readership, it covers the basics of both standard evolutionary theory and quantum-level physics, then synthesizes them in an interesting theory of made-to-order mutation that explains enough to warrant attention and is, importantly, testable.
McFadden's writing is clear and sharp, and shows a high regard for the reader's intelligence and patience for complex ideas. This is no airplane book--except for those already well-versed in the latest in both evolutionary theory and subatomic physics. The rewards of reading are great, and the author bows just enough to established theory that he might meet the fate of his intellectual predecessors. The ideas underlying Quantum Evolution may be right or wrong, but they challenge received wisdom without plunging into dogmatism--and that's good science. --Rob Lightner
How did life start? How did something capable of replicating itself emerge from the primordial soup? How did it defy the odds? And how did it carry on seeking out the very mutations that enable survival? Living organisms are controlled by a single molecule - DNA. Yet the study of physics tells us that the behaviour of single molecules is also controlled by the laws of quantum mechanics. The implications of this for biology have not been fully thought through. Until now. In this debut, Johnjoe McFadden puts forward a theory of quantum evolution. He shows how living organisms have the ability to will themselves into action. Indeed, such an ability may be life's most fundamental attribute. This has radical implications. Evolution may not be random at all, as recent evolutionary theories have taught: rather, cells may, in certain circumstances, be able to choose to mutate particular genes that provide an advantage in the environment in which the cell finds itself.
"The form and dynamics of every living organism on this planet is controlled by a single molecule of DNA. Recent experiments suggest that size alone is not a bar to quantum behaviour. A group based in Vienna have recently fired fullerene molecules through the double slit experiment and demonstrated that these particles have no problem in sailing through both slits simultaneously. And fullerene is big - 60 carbon atoms in a cage-like structure, the famous 'buckyball' molecule - with a diameter similar to that of the DNA double helix. If fullerene can enter the quantum multiverse then the microscopic constituents of our own cells, including DNA, are in there as well." --Johnjoe McFadden
Since he lied about HIV I think I know where this is going.
My mother always said not to hang out with or stare at DNA too long or it might invade your distant cells and fluids.
Every living thing has some electromagnetic signature. Who is to say that these signatures cannot be interpreted at a level of granularity that would provide DNA information if we had the means to record it?
"In the context of encounters of Science and Religion, "In Search of Divine Reality" proposes that the traditional conflict between the two disciplines is mainly one involving classical, Newtonian Science; and many of its most pressing issues have obtained an entirely different meaning by the change in world view effected by the discovery of Quantum Mechanics. In Classical Physics, there is no room for the Spiritual and for God. In the world of Quantum Mechanics, the foundations of physical reality have revealed all the aspects of a transcendent reality; with non-material entities at the basis of material things; with components of ordinary things that are not as real as the things that they make; with instantaneous, long-distance (non-local) connections pervading the universe; and with elementary entities that have mind-like properties.
Thus, in the same way in which dead atoms can form living organisms and stupid molecules can form intelligent brains, the metaphysical can engender the physical.
Without the employment of advanced mathematics, the book uses the phenomena of Quantum Reality to provide a clear and generally understandable description of the concepts of Quantum Mechanics and its consequences for our views of human nature."
Program: Science and the Written Word:
A regular series produced by CUNY-TV [City University of New York] featuring interviews with
authors of new books on science. Hosted by Lou Massa, professor of
chemistry and physics at Hunter College/CUNY.
Guest: Lothar Schafer
Professor of Physical Chemistry , University of Arkansas
In this 2-part interview, Lothar Schafer talks about his book In
Search of Divine Reality. The tries to make connections among
science, religion, and the arts.
Part-1(an audio link will be found on the page that comes up)
Taped: 11/08/1999 Running Time: 0:27min.
Part-2(an audio link will be found on the page that comes up)
Taped: 11/08/1999 Running Time: 0:27min.
This may also lend some credence to radio wave therapy for cancer. Perhaps the radio waves have an electromagnetic signature that can alter cancer DNA.
First, the M5 was based on Multitronics, Daystrom's succesor to the older Duotronic architecture.
Second, Daystrom is in the Federation Nut House on Fruitcake 7 crafting baskets from the fibers of the T'goofy plant native to Weaver Prime.
Lol! I doubt there’s any relation. :)
OK, call me Captain Dunsel.
Reverend Dr. J. Polkinghorne:
“Professor Schäfer gives a clear and fascinating account of why the ideas of modern physics lead him to a transcendent view of the nature of reality. Science is the inspiration of a personal belief that takes the reader beyond science itself.”
William McDonald Wallace, Chief Economist (ret), Boeing Airplane Company, and author of “Postmodern Management”.
“Focusing on the phenomena of the quantum world as signs of a transcendent reality, Schäfer’s book goes a long way to breaking down the traditional barriers between science and the spiritual quest. I think it will be very difficult to read this book and remain committed to atheistic materialism. Among other recent, similar attempts, this is the most compelling and thorough one.”
Prof. Quentin Smith, Department of Philosophy, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI;
Author (with W. L. Craig) of “Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology”, Clarendon Press, Oxford 1993:
“Schäfer’s book is an integrative approach to Modern Science and Religion that aims to show how some traditional religious and philosophical notions can be understood or redefined in terms of modern science. The scientific explanations are reliable and the scientific interpretations of religious ideas are interesting and should be taken seriously and respectfully by even the most sober-minded adherents of the scientific world-view. Rather than science being opposed or subordinated to religion, religious views are refashioned in terms of currently accepted scientific theories. Most of the arguments of the book are based on conclusions drawn from the phenomena of quantum reality and it is one of the clearest introductory explanations of quantum mechanics on the market. Schäfer’s book is written in a lively and accessible style that will appeal to the general reader. I really enjoyed reading this book.”
Friend of yours? Relative maybe?
Lol! That was probably the dopiest Star Trek episode ever. But funny as sh*t, although it likely wasn’t meant to be funny.
Come to think of it, I can't think of a single decent episode for Trek's third season. But most of them are unintentionally funny. "I am Kuuuuroooock!!!!"
You don't recognize you own mother's prom photo?
I liked Lost In Space much better. Plenty of intentional humor there between Dr Smith and the Robot.
So the gentleman is from Mars, is he?
Oh goodie! A saturday night filler.
I’d say it would be more appropriate for those looong visits to the bathroom. Incredible stuff though, if you’re into the connections between quantum physics and microbiology. And who isn’t! :)
This is a listen you might enjoy ... the two links at the end of the post to which I’m pinging.
“Hey Bubba was mom a blond?”
Ruperts the boy. :)
NASA funded experiment?
I waited for 60 minutes for that damned episode to start doing something interesting. And it never did.
And that's why I hate Shakespeare.
Thanks for the heads up!
I just watched both segments and read an essay by Shafer. Interesting stuff, gonna have to buy his book right away. ... Just imagine, everything in total is a thought in the mind of God, and the universe IS The Word. Gonna be an interesting read.
Here’s more teleporting techie news:
Here’s some teleportation music:
I have a running bet with anyone that I can name the episode of TOS in fewer seconds than anyone else.
I've never been beaten.
It's one of the skills I have in lieu of something valuable or socially rewarding.
I’m looking forward to hearing your take on the book, dear brother in Christ! It sounds fascinating!
it was her....the daughter of Kodos the executioner, who killed all her father's enemys...because they called her pizza face.....
yesssss... "Conscience of the King"..staring Kodos the executioner...and his sidekick Kang!!!
Gonna crack my knuckles and jump for joy, I got a clean bill of health from Dr. McCoy!
Well, this is going to get a ping when I get home.
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