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Stem Cells, Science, and Ethics

Before signing his executive order overturning President Bush’s stem-cell policy, President Obama today delivered a speech explaining his decision. The implications of the policy will be widely ...
Politics & Policy

Redeeming NASA

It was five years ago this month, on February 1, 2003, that the space shuttle Columbia, returning from two weeks in orbit, was lost over Texas. Seven astronauts — six ...
Politics & Policy

Mission to Mars

The word from the White House is that President Bush will give NASA a new mission next week–reportedly instructing the space agency to send astronauts back to the moon and ...
Politics & Policy

The Alien Question

Friends of Israel these days cannot help but be frustrated by the enduring double standards and the endless doublespeak that surround the Arab-Israeli conflict. When terrorists blow up innocent Israelis, ...