What’s Up with Stem Cells?
May 27, 2017
Stem cells were a huge issue a few years ago, but discoveries are still being made. Here's a wrap on stories in the news.
Biological Designs Worth Imitating
April 20, 2017
If these designs are so good that intelligent minds want to mimic them, who can believe they emerged by chance?
Stem Cell Digest
February 10, 2017
Scan these headlines for news about stem cells: the unethical kind (embryonic, ESC) and the ethical kind (adult, induced pluripotent, iPSC).
Adult Stem Cells Eliminate Need for Embryo Killing
January 16, 2017
As another fight looms over presidential policy on embryonic stem cells, here's what the latest news shows about the efficacy of adult stem cells.
Big Science Leans Pro-Death
January 3, 2017
Is there any logical or empirical reason why science journals and secular reporters should always take the pro-abortion position?
Adult Stem Cells Continue to Promote Healing
October 15, 2016
Here's the latest on adult stem cells and how they are transforming regenerative medicine without harming embryos.
Non-Darwinian Biological Change
August 11, 2016
Scientists find many examples of biological change that do not fit the mutation-selection paradigm.
No Need to Tinker With Human Embryos
June 12, 2016
Programmed adult stem cells can do everything, but some researchers are determined to keep tinkering with human beings.
Body Wonders You Didn't Know You Had
April 26, 2016
We have some really advanced equipment running inside us.
Humans Could Be Much Healthier
April 15, 2016
Recent news about the body's remarkable powers raise questions about why we aren't better off.
Humans May Have Lost Beneficial Traits
April 6, 2016
Imagine if you could regrow teeth all your life. Have we lost some capabilities during human history?
Blindness Reversed with Adult Stem Cells
March 21, 2016
Success with rabbits and with children offers promising cures for blindness in humans, using ethical stem cells.
Secular Science's Meat Market: Abortion and Embryos
March 13, 2016
When it comes to killing the unborn, science journals and secular reporters are all for it.
Intelligent Design Is Leading Biology's Golden Age
January 12, 2016
Look at a natural design. Seek to understand it. Seek to imitate it. Biology advances.
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.
Bioethics: Into the Storm Without an Anchor
June 14, 2015
On several fronts, scientists without a track record of ethical trustworthiness are pushing culture toward dangerous practices.
CRISPR Opens Pandora's Box
June 5, 2015
A quick-and-easy gene editing procedure has leading scientists worried.
Adult Stem Cells Beat Clones
November 24, 2014
In a contest to see which are better, induced pluripotent stem cells proved just as good as clones. More stem cell news follows.
The Cures Are Inside You
October 22, 2014
Your body has the means to repair itself, if the right cells get into the right places.
Body Wonders at the Cellular Level
September 10, 2014
If we kept track of all the nano-scopic processes that keep us alive, we would be giga-astonished.
Your Cells Work for You
April 11, 2014
At a cellular level, the human body has a dizzying array of workers. Here are a few recent examples discovered.
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.
Human Cloning Is Back
May 17, 2013
If you thought work on human cloning and embryonic stem cell research went out of style with the discovery of induced pluripotent stem cells, watch out. The pro-cloning people, who never lost their lust for toying with human embryos, are back.
Human and Animal Brains: Uniquenesses and Similarities
April 12, 2013
Several recent science articles explore what we have in common with animals, and what is unique about the human brain.
Weekend Grab Bag
October 14, 2012
Here are links to recent science findings and claims sure to stimulate thinking and further research.
Epigenetics Leads the Genetics News
August 21, 2012
More and more studies are revealing systems that regulate DNA. Here are some recent samples.
January 7, 2012
Scientists sometimes just prove the obvious, like that men and women are different. If we can talk body without talking bawdy, there are some new discoveries about body works that should put a spring in your step today about how your body works.
Preventing Aging Through Darwin-Free Science
November 3, 2011
Will new discoveries in biochemistry lead to longer lives? There are hopeful signs that aging can be delayed, if not prevented. Whether or not that happens in our lifetimes (causing new worries for Social Security), scientists are learning amazing things about how cells work that should give us more reason for Thanksgiving.