Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
He Jiankui tried to create two human beings resistant to HIV. Instead he triggered an international scandal with his methods and work experts describe as amateurish and shoddy.
A popular philosophical objection to life extension is that it would allow terrible people to live longer. The problem is that there will always be terrible people.
Mark Regnerus’ study of homosexual parenting is rife with cherry-picking, misrepresentation, and baseless assertions. This is why he's being so harshly criticized.
A moral test for new technology is a fine idea. But if its implementation is too strict, it might leave us without any real innovations at all.
Researchers show that far more of us than we'd admit would harm a stranger for the promise of cold, hard cash.
According to the pope, his senior advisers, and ardent supporters, the Catholic Church molests kids because... atheists were literally Nazis?
Someone should tell Reverend Robert Barro that "believe what I say or God will smite you" is not a logical or morally upstanding argument in favor of one's religion.
We often worry about parents customizing their children into their warped idea of perfection. But what if the future parents want to put a limitation their kid's abilities?
What the Catholic Church allowed its priests to do to children without consequence is monstrous and inexcusable. But the priests and their amoral henchmen are trying to find excuses anyway.
Evolutionarily speaking, ethics and morality before we even had a written language made humans the species we are today.