Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
^ Well, I'll give them that, because the Genesis device is an actual piece of technology which was specifically made to do what it does. It terraforms planets because it was made for that purpose. Believe the science or not, but that alone makes it somewhat plausible.
Khan's blood, on the other hand, was totally out of left field.
I imagine people felt much the same when Spock suddenly had the powers to download an entire copy of his conciousness into Dr. McCoy.
I'll also point out that Augment healing blood ties in very neatly with what Arik Soong said about Henry Archer's death in "Cold Station 12"