Tagged: Science and Technology

My Genes Made Me Do It

USA Today reports on two recent studies on adultery, upon whose data Martie Haselton, assistant professor of communication and psychology at UCLA’s Center for Behavior, Evolution, and Culture, concludes: Along those evolutionary lines, men more than women desire a variety of sexual partners because genes...

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Separation of Science and State

My local liberal rag (SF Chronicle) has a nice article about how we treat scientists as our modern priests, entitled The unholy lust of scientists.  In our secular, post-religious society, the figure of the cassock-clad priest has been replaced by that of the white-coated scientist....

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If I Clone Myself, Is He My Property?

I am enjoying Dilbert creator Scott Adams’ blog.  Today, he asks some interesting questions about cloning.  Behind the humor is a great question – if my skin cells are mine to dispose of, how about my clone?  Can I use him for spare parts?  At...

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On Stem Cells, Liberals Lack Ethical Caution

Slate magazine (which has really good podcasts) has a nice article entitled Technical Knockout: The overconfidence of stem-cell liberals.  Nice to see a more liberal publication recognizing such craziness, not just newsbusters ;)  Here’s some nice quotes: I’ve always liked Jews and liberals because they...

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Global warming leads to more ice?

Is there any weather phenomenon that liberals will not blame on global warming? If it gets warmer, then man induced global warming caused it. If we have more hurricanes, global warming. If we have more rain, global warming. If we have more ice…global warming?

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Muddling the Stem Cell Debate?

The Washington Post exposed its biases in a story yesterday on a new advance in the area of stem cell research (Hat tip: The Larsonian): A Harvard University advance in generating embryonic stem cells may have the unintended consequence of hindering congressional efforts to lift...

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