Tag Archives: Conservatism

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

I caught up with some friends this past weekend, who had recently visited Istanbul with their daughter in late May.  We had recommended the wonderful guide we had when we visited various parts of Turkey in 2009. All in all, … Continue reading

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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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