Smart Money Is on Adult Stem Cells, but Some Scientists Still Lust after Embryos
January 19, 2016
When adult stem cells do the job, why are some scientists tinkering with human embryos?
Detailed Seeds Found in Early Cretaceous Rock
January 4, 2016
Hundreds of flowering plant seeds from early Cretaceous strata on two continents show exceptional preservation; how can they be 125 million years old?
Scientific Ethics: A Reader Digest
October 25, 2015
For your weekend reading, here's a summary of news articles on various topics related to scientific integrity and ethics.
Adult Stem Cells Coming of Age
August 22, 2015
Who needs human embryos? Treatments with ethically-pure adult stem cells are moving from the lab to the doctor's office.
Trafficking in Human Parts Nothing New
August 2, 2015
Shocking videos of abortionists selling baby body parts is only the latest in a long line of Darwinian ethical barbarities.
Let's Get [Thankful for the] Physical
November 25, 2014
Wonders of the human body continue to pour forth from scientific research, providing more reasons to give thanks.
Sex Cells: The Evolution (or Design) of Genitalia
November 6, 2014
There's been a lot of news about sex organs in recent days. Which does a better job of explaining the facts of life: design or evolution?
Adult Stem Cells Continue to Offer Hope
May 19, 2014
Advances with adult stem cells continue to promise new cures without violating ethical concerns over embryo research.
Children Are Little Geniuses
March 9, 2014
There's a lot of talent in the heads of those little toddlers.
The Human Being Is a Valuable Design
February 17, 2014
There's more amazing technology going on inside you than meets the eye. Should not human life be honored and protected?
Stem Cell Revolution Leap Forward? Debunked!
January 30, 2014
Called revolutionary and "too good to be true," a simple way to turn ordinary cells into stem cells has everyone excited – and some cautious.
Ethical Stem Cells Can Be Used Unethically
September 1, 2013
Induced pluripotent stem cells allow researchers to ethically create any cell type from an adult cell, raising hopes for regenerative medicine. Eyebrows started to raise recently, though, when labs grew brains with them and turned others into sperm and egg cells.
Depending on Source, Stem Cells Can Kill or Heal
May 29, 2013
Stem cells continue to show promise for dramatic healings, but reporters don't always clarify what lived or died to produce the cells. Adult stem cells inhabit all living humans; embryonic or fetal stem cells require a human death.
Roach Bait Story Highlights Abuse of Word "Evolution"
May 25, 2013
Evolution is one of the most carelessly-used words in science, as several recent articles show. Not all change is evolution the way Darwin meant it.
Intact Protein Remnants Found in Dinosaur Eggs
April 10, 2013
A new record for soft tissue in a dinosaur fossil was reported in Nature: collagen in dinosaur eggs from the early Jurassic.