Quotes by: Francis Collins
If you are looking for a needle in a haystack, and somebody has already cataloged all the straw in the haystack, when you get to that needle you will recognize it's different than what was supposed to be there based on all that computerized haystack information that had been predetermined for you.
Genes are effectively one-dimensional. If you write down the sequence of A, C, G and T, that's kind of what you need to know about that gene. But proteins are three-dimensional. They have to be because we are three-dimensional, and we're made of those proteins. Otherwise we'd all sort of be linear, unimaginably weird creatures.
I think there are people who's lives have been saved because of the study of the genome.
Nobody gets argued all the way into becoming a believer on the sheer basis of logic and reason. That requires a leap of faith.
In my own experience as a physician, I have not seen a miraculous healing, and I don't expect to see one.
What faith has not been used by demagogues as a club over somebody's head?
The best diet is the one that can be sustained over the long term, combined with other healthful lifestyle behaviors.
Sometimes you develop a passion for something because of some personal experience.