1. What does Nuland say that more people will base their decisions about a belief system on, instead of facts?
2. What is the Greek root word that Mitosis is derived from, and what does it mean?
3. What are the differences between genotype and phenotype?
4. Where did Margaret Hansen have her surgery?
5. Where was her aneurysm located?
6. Who discovered the circulation of blood?
7. William Harvey wrote, " This is the only reason for the motion and beat of the heart," What was he trying to do when he said this?
8. Was man's knowledge of his body acquired in a smooth continuum?
9. What are the three critical instruments in the 19th century that redirected the path of medical progress away from clinical artistry and toward the goal of scientific objectivity?
10. How many cells did Robert Hooke estimate was in one cubic inch of cork?
- For you personally, how does science fit into your belief system? Does it have any influence on your beliefs, or are they two completely separate entities?
- What are your own thoughts on destiny and free will? Is your life predetermined by your genetics (or perhaps something else?)
- In today's society where do you feel like emotion comes from, the heart or brain?
- A quote from page 243, Is it right for doctors to have this God mentality?
- Why do you think that new discoveries were "stifled" for about 1400 years?
- What do you think of the concept "every cell originates from a previously existing cell"?
- What do you think would be the best way to keep the majority of people who are not specialist in the scientific fields up to date with new advancements and concepts relating to the field?