In michaels post below the scientist plays with worm holes that change and reanimate dead cells. In our own alchemical practice we play with I feel a much safer portal that is conected to our multi dimensional DNA. So through our connection and opening of the gate we allow the yuan chi to balance and change this world by changing or activating our DNA.
here is something fun along those lines. I always herd that the word sin came from archery whcich ment to miss the target this move made me have a funny thought about what that target is.:)