Should gene drives be used to wipe out malaria-carrying mosquitoes and other ecological problems? Given the research, it’s probably not a good idea.
Despite all the hype surrounding cancer research and the latest miracle drug, the reality is that we’re not winning the war against cancer. In fact, this illusion of success might make the situation even worse.
The latest gene-testing craze has gotten thousands of parents to DNA-test their children to see if they have any “hidden” talents. Needless to say, these people are setting themselves up for disappointment.
Love is just a biochemical reaction to promote the production of offspring, right? If that’s the case, then why is the science behind love so complex?
In our health-conscious society, the term “organic” seems to denote everything that is good, while GMO’s are depicted as chemically dangerous Frankenfoods. But is this really true?
Imagine traveling back in time to the early 1900s and trying to explain to someone about the modern computer. It’s a box with buttons and a screen that allows people to access and manipulate all sorts of information. They would have no idea what you’re talking about and would brush it off as some sort …
Would it be possible to replace electric street lamps with bioluminescent glow? One French company certainly thinks so.