Tag: "doctrine" at biology news
Mimicking humpback whale flippers may improve airplane wing design
...flipper aerodynamics was so counter to our current doctrine
of fluid dynamics, no one had ever analyzed them," he said. Humpback whales maneuver in the water with surprising agility for 44-foot animals, particularly when they are hunting for food. By exhaling air underwater as they turn in a circle, the whale...
Science and the Law: Plant pathologists to discuss how science interfaces with the legal system
...search Services. "When science doesn't support the doctrine
of society it can be very uncomfortable. We are trained to do science but not trained to handle the legal and political aspects of the consequences that our science can have on society," he said. Some issues of concern are scientific ethics versus a...
Gene therapy and sickle cell disease: Religious perspectives
...tives of medicine. Additionally, much of Christian doctrine
places emphasis on compassion and care of the sick. Western medicines preventive approach to heath care and the understanding of disease suggest a fruitful working model for medicine and religion. It is clear that both religion and medicine permeates...