The Artificial Womb And Artificial Ethics

| Holmes Lybrand

Life is a precious thing, and it’s better than babies end up in a bag than aborted.

Science For Three-Parent Babies Is Here, But Is It Ethical?

Opinion | Nora Sullivan
Newborn babies are pictured at the university hospital of Leipzig, eastern Germany, on January 2, 2012. (WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

The consequences of this sort of genetic engineering are unclear.

Printing Human Tissue? Why Not?

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher

New gene therapy treatment for hemophilia - Yahoo News

Tech | Josh Peterson

‘The strategy involves replacing the defective gene that causes the bleeding disorder with a correct version’

RANDALL MAYES: A higher standard for GMOs - TheDC Opinion

Opinion | Randall Mayes

The Food and Drug Administration has reportedly finished its evaluation of the environmental and health impacts for the first genetically modified animal food source proposed for sale in the U.S. market.

First patient to get stem cell therapy is identified - WaPo

US | interns

The family of paraplegic 21-year-old Timothy J. Atchinson admit he is the first person to receive stem cell treatment

White House allows science of man-made life to proceed - Breitbart

Politics | wrahn

The White House on Thursday said the controversial field of synthetic biology, or manipulating the DNA of organisms to forge new life forms, poses limited risks and should be allowed to proceed

Scientists produce mice from two fathers - Science 2.0

| Steven Nelson (admin)

The intent was to preserve endangered species, but obviously it opens up the possibility of same-sex couples having their own genetic children

Peace Prize puzzles

Editorial | Henry Miller

Noble Peace Prizes should be awarded to people who have actually accomplished things.

J & J bids $2.3 billion for Crucell - NYT

Business | interns

Johnson & Johnson bids $2.3 billion for Crucell

Australia needs India

Opinion | Vidya Sharma

Good relations with India necessary for Australia’s security.

A guy walks into a bar with a salmon . . .

Opinion | Henry Miller

New food regulations proposed by Democratic congresswoman make no sense.

Synthetic biology: dangerous or promising?

Opinion | Randall Mayes

Don’t believe critics’ scare tactics. Synthetic biology is safe and has the potential to resurrect our economy.

Golden opportunity, red tape

Editorial | Henry Miller

How politicians, environmental activists, and regulators are killing millions of children.

NIH, do the right thing

Opinion | James Sherley

The National Institutes of Health should stop pretending like human embryos aren’t human beings.

Scientists overcome hurdles to stem cell alternatives - WaPo

| interns

New process easily converts skin cells to stem cells nearly identical to the embryonic type

Would you eat genetically-engineered salmon?

Opinion | Susan Dudley

We already eat genetically-engineered grain, fruit and vegetables. Soon we will be eating genetically-engineered animals too.

Regulatory trends worsen the economy's prognosis

Opinion | Henry Miller

Obama denies that he is anti-business, but his administration’s treatment of the pharmaceutical and medical device industries gives the lie to his denials.

Not so pro-Bono

op-ed | Henry Miller

The UN’s minimal successes at improving the health and wealth of the poor have been vastly overshadowed by its counterproductive policies and actions.

Delaware GOP rumblings

Opinion | Ken Blackwell

Mike Castle was too liberal for the Republican Party.