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Proponents of intelligent design don’t accept that some of the very complex nanomachines that we have inside ourselves could have come about solely on the…
Patenting tends to get people’s juices flowing when you put the word ‘gene’ and the word ‘patent’ in the same sentence. And understandably so. This…
Many people struggle with losing weight and then regaining it. But there is no convincing evidence that the effort to lose weight actually promotes more…
It’s interesting when you read the life of Christ how much of his time he spent healing the sick. There must have been a reason…
It is interesting that the U.S. has this very strong proportion of the population that rejects scientific conclusions about the age of the Earth and…
If you are looking for a needle in a haystack, and somebody has already cataloged all the straw in the haystack, when you get to…
If you are in support of in vitro fertilization, then you have to recognize that human embryos are being created in excess of what can…
I’m aware there are certain products that are being advertised – food products – with ‘no chemicals whatsoever.’ Well, that would be pretty hard to…
I took care of young adults with cystic fibrosis when I was in my residency training and found this to be a disease that was…
A cardinal principle that we must not stray from – no exceptions – is that your genetic information is your business in terms of who…
Growing up, I was vaguely aware of things that went on in church, because I was in the boys’ choir at the local Episcopal church.…
For delightfully quirky descriptions of bizarre neurological syndromes that teach us a lot about how the brain works, there is no match for Oliver Sacks.
The word ‘living’ has so many connotations that I’m almost reluctant to try to define it scientifically because it sounds as if I’m then downgrading…
What faith has not been used by demagogues as a club over somebody’s head?
I think history would say that medical research has, throughout many changes of parties, remained as one of the shining lights of bipartisan agreement, that…
The best diet is the one that can be sustained over the long term, combined with other healthful lifestyle behaviors.
We give our kids vaccinations. That’s a biological enhancement that’s considered not just acceptable but actually admirable.
Sometimes you develop a passion for something because of some personal experience.
Scientists must venture outside their comfort zones to show the public how cool – and how important – their work really is.
I’m a pretty informal guy. I ride a Harley.
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