A premise here is that abstract thought is a unique human endowment, so our colleague Wesley Smith will also find this of interest as a scientific test of human exceptionalism.
Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World as a dire warning. But we aren’t paying heed.
I have long believed that “being alive” is the fundamental predicate to possessing even rudimentary intrinsic moral value.
CRISPR is the most powerful technology invented since the splitting of the atom.
Human cloning has been accomplished, but the field remains generally stalled because of a shortage of human eggs.