Tag: stem cells
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.
“Anything Goes” Reproduction Gathers Steam
Medicine isn’t just about curing illness anymore. It is also a resource facilitating lifestyle enablement and the fulfillment of subjective personal desires.
About Those “Synthetic Embryos”
I have no problem with this work in mice. But the scientists want to take this technology into human experimentation.
Cell Fate: Another Hurdle for Evolution
When a stem cell divides, one daughter cell must maintain its stemness while the other specializes. Therein lies another truckload of requirements.
Five New Biology Papers Show Cracks in Darwin’s Foundation
Are there rumblings of discontent? Is it getting safer to question the claims of conventional neo-Darwinism?