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Gun Control Needs Honest Debate, Not Neurohype

In an article making its way around the liberal blogosphere, Tim Phillips, the co-founder of the peace-and-reconciliation organization “Beyond Conflict” proposes the idea that “neuroscience can help settle the gun ...

Correcting Cloning Confusion

There has been a great deal of confusion and obfuscation surrounding the news this week that scientists have cloned human embryos for the first time. Embryonic stem-cell research advocates have ...

End of the Road for the Stem-Cell Lawsuit

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in the long-running court casechallenging the Obama administration’s policy of funding research on embryonic stem cells. The legal challenge, which ...

The Bioethics of Womb Transplants

Earlier this week, doctors in Sweden announced that they had performed two uterus transplants — the first time the procedure has been done with living donors. (A uterus collected from ...