n ‚ÄúScientific solutions to sin?‚ÄĚ, Suzanne Morrison (April 08, 2011) of Canada‚Äôs Mcmaster University asks,
Most people are familiar with the seven deadly sins ‚Äď pride, envy, gluttony, lust, wrath, greed and sloth ‚Äď but could there be molecular solutions for this daily struggle between good and evil?That‚Äôs what first year bachelor of health sciences students in the undergraduate biology course at McMaster University were asked to find out: their assignment required that they explore the molecular underpinnings of human misbehaviour.
At the Physiological Society‚Äôs DC annual meeting, they are to be feted for their project in which
181 students were divided into 18 groups, randomly allotted to deal with one of the four deadly sins ‚Äď sloth, gluttony, lust and wrath. They were expected to read sources to devise molecular ways to counter these sins.[ ... ] ...