All your Base are belong, Rational Medicine
All your Base are belong
all your base
OK it seems its NOT a lean year for tornados in USA
Stages of medicine
• 1 magic
• 2 Herbal eg aspirin
• 3 Stimulus: ie provoke the bodies immune system with dead virus, oil, etc
• 4 Insert synthetic antibody int B Cells
• 5 Manufactured virus cytotoxin deliver y according to cell surface recognition
• 6 Manufactured virus cytotoxin delivery according to cell DNA sequence recognition
• 7 Manufactured non-cell non virus nano solidstate cytotoxin
• 8 Manufactured non-cell non virus nano solidstate DNA repair, cell repair
• 9 Additional gene-line DNA with ECC error correction
• 10 Limb, organ regeneration, a deep understanding of Phylogeny, embryogenesis
So in the history of medicine, it seems we are at stage 3, which is pre-rational design, just poking the body with a stick
from step 3 to step 4 is a big step, the introduction of Rational design is a ways off. nb bio-labs arent so big, medical research may continue post-crash.
Rational medicine must include DNA activation/silencing. ie understanding what makes a Stem cell.
Up to now cloning has been hitting cells with random electricity,various nutrients, until the DNA just goes off
the 'Rational' medicine we have now is mainly testing to see what works, without much idea what might work or how...
microfluidics techniques to develop a diagnostic system a cubic-inch in size that can diagnose dozens of diseases including HIV for a fraction of the current cost (http://balagadde.org/). Peter Hass, founder of AIDG (Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group), is workin