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Sat Apr 8 09:07:21 EST 1995

I agree with the idea that God started a Creation, but then allowed 
Evolution to work upon His work.  One of the large journals (Science I 
believe)has just released data that has significant evident pointing 
toward the evolution of the human eye from a compound eye source.  The research found the gene 
that controls the eye and when over expressed caused multiple eyes on the 
body of Drosophila.  The gene was then removed from the fly embryo and a 
developmental gene from a mouse was inserted and eye formation occurred.
Matthew Thomas Mason
masonmt at muohio.edu

On Sat, 8 Apr 1995, Giovanni Maga wrote:

> In article <3m4glc$r6a at fred.uswnvg.com>, pxcave at pebbles.uswnvg.com (Phillip
> Cave) wrote:
> > 
> > How about the evolution of the human eye? (or eyes in general)
> > 
> > Here is a quote from Darwin......."To suppose that the eye, with all its
> > inimitable contrivances for adjusting the focus to different distances,
> > for admitting different amount of light, and for the correction of
> > spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural
> > selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd in the highest possible
> > degree...The beleif that an organ as perfect as the eye could have
> > formed by natural selection is more than enough to stagger anyone."
> > 
> > Good luck explaining it without comming to the conclussion that the eye,
> > among all other things, was created by God.
> > 
> > : Molecular Biology Unit.
> > : TIFR; Colaba,
> > : Bombay -400 005
> > : INDIA.
> I respect the hopinion that all was created by God. What I do not accept is
> the belief that God created *every* thing as we see it now. I still think
> that evolution could have something to do with that.

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