Good News Magazine: July - August 2000

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  • by Howard Davis
In an ambitious effort comparable to the race to put a man on the moon, the Human Genome Project aims to decode each of the 80,000-100,000 genes that comprise the instruction book for forming a human being. With more than 100 trillion cells in our body and possessing a brain with 100 billion neurons, we humans are astoundingly complex. But what are we? Can scientists decode the mystery of what...
  • by Good News
One goal of the genetic revolution certainly appears to be the physical perfection of the human race.
  • by Larry Walker
Man has made great strides in technology and medicine, raising the hope that human immortality may be just around the corner. How have these advances come about, and what do they mean for you?
  • by Gary Petty
There must be some meaning to humanity's mixture of awesome abilities and awful atrocities. What is the ultimate purpose and meaning of your life?
  • by Good News
The human mind is what sets us apart from all other species on this planet.
  • by Doug Horchak
Science has long sought answers to several important questions: What is life? Where did it come from? How did it begin? You won't the answers by peering into a microscope, telescope or test tube.
  • by John Ross Schroeder
A recent feature article in a national paper was titled "Marriage Lesson One: Divorce," followed by the drophead: "Finally, reality is kicking in: most relationships do not last forever. We need to learn to deal with the real world."
  • by John Ross Schroeder
The crime correspondent of The Daily Telegraph recently wrote: "Falling police numbers have created deep problems in the inner cities with violence and disorder amounting to 'anarchy' outside pubs and clubs at night in London, Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester."
  • by John Ross Schroeder
Magazine articles catch the eye, particularly one that begins: "A decade after the end of the Cold War there are still 550 ballistic missiles buried in America's landscape. And with them are the missileers, the young Air Force elite who are always ready to do the unthinkable."