Category Archives: Scientific Discoveries

On Stem Cells and Human Embryos

This morning, I heard on All Things Considered, that scientists have been able to clone human embryos capable of producing pluripotent stem cells. Hooray!  This is a milestone for treatment options for diseases that plague humankind.  I have always been … Continue reading

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Should We Uninvent All This Technology?

The following are my thoughts as prompted by today’s DPChallenge:  Undo.  If you could un-invent something, what would it be? Discuss why, potential repercussions, or a possible alternative. We have often heard the statement, “necessity is the mother of invention.” … Continue reading

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Difficult To Explain

Last Saturday, January 11, 2013, Upworthy posted a “Happy Friday” greeting to us fans.  The post included the following question: If someone from the 1950’s suddenly appeared today, what would be the most difficult thing to explain to them about … Continue reading

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