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Why do modern myths such as Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, The Dune Trilogy or the Matrix Movies; have such a powerful and profound effect on people? And all through the history of humankind why have myths been stories of such central importance to their respective cultures and which have held them in such high regard?
What is the meaning of Myth, their significance and purpose? The word Mythology derives from the Greek word ‘mythos’, which means story.
So unravelling how this fascinating pathway operates has had a major impact on our understanding not only of normal embryonic development but also on uncovering the molecular basis of various human congenital disorders and cancers.Initially I pursued this using the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster in which I studied the regulation of Hox gene expression along the anterio-posterior body axis of the embryo.Subsequently, I performed some of the key studies of the so-called segmentation gene hierarchy, which led to my interest in Hedgehog signalling.This is called the tarigat, the spiritual path or way towards God.The sufi is one who is a lover of Truth, who by means of love and devotion moves towards the Truth, towards the perfection which all are truly seeking.