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Terrorism as Cancer and Vice Versa: Of Waving Fists and Forgotten Gloves

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.29.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Terrorism is commonly, and aptly, I think, compared to cancer. Generally, however, those making the association fail to follow where the logic of it l...

Forget About Designer Babies -- Gene Editing Won't Work on Complex Traits Like Intelligence

Cecile Janssens | Posted 12.04.2016 | Science
Cecile Janssens

This week, scientists gathered in Washington, DC for the International Summit on Human Gene Editing to discuss a technology called CRISPR-CAS9, which ...

3 Cancer Research Accelerators Worth Watching

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 08.26.2016 | Impact
Deborah J. Cornwall

In 2000, Douglas Hanahan and Robert A. Weinberg articulated the concept of cancer hallmarks as a foundation for understanding cancer's biology across traditional cancer types. Three initiatives built on that foundation now promise to accelerate development of more powerful life-saving therapies.

Of Skin and Kin at Christmas

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

How misleading our superficial differences! How right we are to think of a human family, and indeed, an extended family in which all of our planetary cohabitants are cousins, at one remove or another.

Jerry Stahl With the Skinny on Fatty, Republican Sun Gods, and Happy Mutant Babies

David Henry Sterry | Posted 02.02.2014 | Home
David Henry Sterry

Jerry is one of those rare writers who goes between Hollywood screenplays and novels. He writes dark subversive stories and he somehow continues to get away with it.

Ben Muessig

Japan's Earless Bunny Sparks Worries About Radiation, Mutation

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

It's no Godzilla, but an earless rabbit allegedly born near Japan's severely-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant has become the latest poster chi...

Evolution Echoed In Line Traced By 500 People

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

io9 came upon a fascinating video that succinctly illustrates how something simple can become quite complicated over time. Clement Valla asked 500 pe...