Tag: human experimentation
Mice Born with No Mother, Two Fathers: What Next?
Ostensibly the purpose would be to help with rare forms of infertility in women. But these are dual-edged technologies.
About Those “Synthetic Embryos”
I have no problem with this work in mice. But the scientists want to take this technology into human experimentation.
The Jack Kevorkian Plague
The pathogen I mean is a cultural pandemic, the embrace of doctor-prescribed suicide and of administered homicide.
Slouching Toward a “Brave New World”
Genetic engineering could unleash a deadly pandemic or lead to a “new eugenics” with very sharp teeth.
Why Michael Shermer’s “Case for Scientific Humanism” Fails
Shermer tries to rewrite history by insisting that science is built on atheistic assumptions.