Biologist Nathan Lents: Beauty in Error
He has a different take on imperfection, one more optimistic than one might expect from someone who writes about what’s wrong with us.
Melissa Cain Travis Introduces the “Maker Thesis”
Science reveals a transcendent mind, and mind enables science.
In Canada, Euthanasia Yes — Palliative Care, Not So Much
Canada has created a positive right to euthanasia — including coercing dissenting doctors.
It’s Not “Evolution” — A Nobel Prize for Engineering Enzymes
In effect, protein engineers are using the power of random change plus intelligent design to see what if anything will improve function.
A “Healthspan” Duty to Die for the Elderly?
University of Illinois professor S. Jay Olshansky argues that it is time to shift medicine’s focus — starting at age 65 — away from “life extension.”