For science reporters, misinformation on a hot story was “Too good to check.”
The science story itself is fascinating and to all appearances solid. How will they spin it?
It may start with curing disease. But it won’t stay there. Many are drooling to engage in eugenic genetic enhancements.
There are conflicting evidences, a lack of details, opposing hypotheses held with great confidence, and a wide range of explanatory mechanisms that are routinely used as needed.
On Independence Day, it’s appropriate to review the sources of our rights as citizens.