Scientists clash over how to measure animal intelligence: brain volume, brain organization, numbers of neurons…?
In our current episode of let’s-allow-baby-killing, an Australian bioethicist named Walter Veit comes to the defense of infanticide.
Some ideologies (such as Darwinism) wrap themselves in the mantle of science even though they lack — or are inconsistent with — the evidence.
She wants to change the law. Specifically, the law that says people like her can be aborted up to birth.
The smartest of invertebrates, the octopus, once again prompts us to rethink what we believe to be the origin of intelligence.