Scientists researching gene therapy as a potential future therapy have succeeded in restoring feeling to paralyzed rats.
Richard Dawkins lashed out at Pope Francis for the latter’s comparing modern eugenic efforts to Nazi precedents that sought to “create a pure race.”
This is not only authoritarian — shattering the guarantees of religious liberty in virtually all existing human-rights accords — but could cause a significant brain drain.
Udo Schuklenk is furious at the public backlash against the forced removal of life support from Alfie Evans in the U.K.
Evolutionary ecologist Eric Pianka has mused about a dramatic culling of the human race, by 90 percent, courtesy of the “efficient” Ebola virus.