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Pandoras Box

Summary: Through the discovery of the structure of DNA and the vast collection of knowledge of gene function, it is theoretically possible to change the human genome and eliminate the mistakes in the DNA code that cause disorders. Although this prevention of disease is theoretically possible, public fears and apprehensions have prevented this science from being applicable to humans thus far.
According to Greek mythology, the griefs of life came into existence as a result of the introduction of a woman into a purely man inhabited world. The gods were said to have only created men, until Zeus became angry with mankind and devised the most horrible punishment he could conceive, creating Woman. Zeus instructed the smith of the gods, Hephaestus, to create her from the materials of earth and make her irresistibly beautiful. Each of the Greek gods gave her a gift of skill, and aptly named her Pandora, meaning "all gifted." The messenger god, Hermes, with his winged sandals, took Zeus' ghastly creation down to earth, and with her a box given to her by the gods with instructions that it never be opened. One of the gifts that the gods had bestowed upon Pandora was a lively curiosity. After restraining her eagerness to view the contents...

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