I could not find a single reviewer who accepted the claims of the papers. They were harshly critical of claims of intentional burial of the skeletons.
In the wake of the Stanford scandal, the reasons why science often ISN’T self-correcting are attracting much more attention.
Shatner‘s revelation may be interpreted as an environmentalist creed, but I rather see it as a poetical formulation of the fine-tuning of Earth for life.
Ostensibly the purpose would be to help with rare forms of infertility in women. But these are dual-edged technologies.
If you’ve ever owned an automobile toward the end of its life, the situation will be familiar.