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    Lewis Thomas, , Science, ,   


    Instead of always emphasizing what we actually know in science, it would be enormously fruitful to focus on what we do not know. For it is here that the wonders lie. To know is the domain that is safe, where risk taking is no longer necessary. To dwell in it forever is not only to never advance, it is also to promote a deceptive and false view of ourselves as knowing more than we do, of being more powerful that we really are.

    -Lewis Thomas, Former President of Sloane Kettering Cancer Institute



     
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    , , Mysticism, , Science   


    The most beautiful and profound emotion we can experience is the sensation of the mystical. It is at the root of all true science. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe is my idea of God.

    Albert Einstein



     
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    , James Jean, , , Science   


    The stream of knowledge is heading towards a non-mechanical reality; the universe begins to look more like a great thought than like a great machine.

    James Jean



     
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    , , Max Plank, , Science   


    I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness.

    Max Planck



     
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    , , , Science, , Unification   


    I wonder why some people tend to see science as something which takes man away from God. As I look at it, the path of science can always wind through the heart. For me, science has always been the path to spiritual enrichment and self-realisation.

    -APJ Abdul Kalam



     
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    Nutrition, RDA, Science   


    Daily values of nutrients 

    Which nutrients do we need daily and how much? I put this list together from the information provided by a dietary supplement manufacturer.

         

    The daily values of the following nutrients are established.

    Nutrient

    Value

    Unit

    Vitamin A

    5000

    IU

    Vitamin C

    60

    mg

    Vitamin D

    400

    IU

    Vitamin E

    30

    IU

    Vitamin B1

    1.5

    mg

    Vitamin B2

    1.7

    mg

    Niacin

    20

    mg

    Vitamin B6

    2

    mg

    Folic acid

    500

    mcg

    Vitamin B12

    6

    mcg

    Biotin

    300

    mcg

    Pantothenic acid

    10

    mg

    Calcium

    200

    mg

    Phosphorous

    125

    mg

    Iodine

    150

    mcg

    Magnesium

    417

    mg

    Zinc

    15

    mg

    Selenium

    70

    mcg

    Copper

    2

    mg

    Manganese

    2

    mg

    Chromium

    120

    mcg

    Molybdenum

    75

    mcg

         

    The daily values of the following nutrients are typical and are not established.

    Nutrient

    Value

    Unit

    Nickel

    5

    mcg

    Silicon

    4

    mg

    Tin

    10

    mcg

    Vanadium

    10

    mcg

    Lutein

    250

    mcg



     
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