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>ScienceDaily (How to show your social eugenics agenda)

>ScienceDaily, a website that often carries news headlines and just about any press release anyone sends them, has topped themselves today with a blurb suggesting that same sex civil unions are a “600 year old tradition.” We know that homosexuality has been around at least since Exodus was first related, and murder and lying are … Continue reading

ScienceDaily (How to show your social eugenics agenda)

ScienceDaily, a website that often carries news headlines and just about any press release anyone sends them, has topped themselves today with a blurb suggesting that same sex civil unions are a “600 year old tradition.” We know that homosexuality has been around at least since Exodus was first related, and murder and lying are … Continue reading

>CIRM: Another one bites the dust

>They just can’t get good help – a scientist is leaving, just after the resignation of the temporary president of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine. Could it be that everyone who works for CIRM sees failure down the road? From this week’s Bioedge 263, a weekly newsletter on biotechnology out of Australia: CALIFORNIA STEM … Continue reading

CIRM: Another one bites the dust

They just can’t get good help – a scientist is leaving, just after the resignation of the temporary president of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine. Could it be that everyone who works for CIRM sees failure down the road? From this week’s Bioedge 263, a weekly newsletter on biotechnology out of Australia: CALIFORNIA STEM … Continue reading

Summary of Forensics Reports from New Orleans Hospital

The link to the experts’ reports in the case against Dr. Pou has been published by CNN. I was worried that I was just reacting in defense of a fellow doctor, so I spent quite a bit of time reviewing and typing up a summary, in order to get as much of the case as … Continue reading

Interview with Dr. Pou, New Orleans Physician

MSNBC has published an interview with Dr. Anna Pou, the Head and Neck surgeon, specializing in cancer, whose strength of character led her to stay with her patients after Hurricane Katrina destroyed the infrastructure and societal protections in New Orleans in 2005. The interview is a testament to the integrity of this woman and an … Continue reading

>Expelled: movie to explore politics of science

>Ben Stein on the movie, “Expelled,” “Big Science in this area of biology has lost its way,” says Stein. “Scientists are supposed to be allowed to follow the evidence wherever it may lead, no matter what the implications are. Freedom of inquiry has been greatly compromised, and this is not only anti-American, it’s anti-science. It’s … Continue reading

>Gen*ethix, an online Bioethics game, with errors

>There’s a bioethics “game” online, Gen*ethix. Evidently, the game was written in 2003 or 2004. The player has his choice of three games. There’s video and text explaining the premises and the opportunity to click on answers and choices and to type in your own opinion about the ethical dilemma posed by the game. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

Gen*ethix, an online Bioethics game, with errors

There’s a bioethics “game” online, Gen*ethix. Evidently, the game was written in 2003 or 2004. The player has his choice of three games. There’s video and text explaining the premises and the opportunity to click on answers and choices and to type in your own opinion about the ethical dilemma posed by the game. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

>Great news from the mom of a child with diabetes (cord blood)

>There’s a great comment today from the mom of a boy whose Type 1 or Juvenile Diabetes is being treated with cord blood: Darla Lindenmayer said… My son so far has been the oldest to participate in the cord blood trial. We are excited how well it is working. My son has gone from 5 … Continue reading

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