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The Public Must Speak Up About Genome Editing -- Beyond Embryo Modification

Silvia Camporesi | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
Silvia Camporesi

The recent call by U.S. scientists for a temporary pause "in the application of germ-line modification for clinical application in humans while the implications of such activity are discussed" has added a new intensity to the debate and reveals a potential bioethical divide between the US and the UK.

South Australia: Innovators in Democracy and Public Engagement

Will Friedman, Ph.D | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics
Will Friedman, Ph.D

If, as the quip goes, democracy is the worst form of government except for all the others, that doesn't mean we should accept its limitations. And we haven't.

Revitalizing Democracy, Community by Community

Will Friedman, Ph.D | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
Will Friedman, Ph.D

Citizens, for their part, grow cynical and angry and learn nothing from poorly designed, empty-gesture or cynically rigged public participation exercises. As a consequence, the spiral of mistrust, gridlock and political dysfunction deepens.

Can Food Studies Make Us Better Shoppers?

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 06.18.2012 | College
Fabio Parasecoli

Why does Food Studies attract students? Does it actually contribute to their education as individuals and as citizens? I do think that Food Studies can help us become better shoppers, and hopefully achieve much more than that.

Not Feeling Yourself Today?

Phillip Haid | Posted 06.03.2012 | Impact
Phillip Haid

Ever had a day when you didn't feel yourself? I suspect if you are like the vast majority of North Americans (say 99 percent) the answer is yes. So ...

Do Charity Ratings Kill Innovation?

Phillip Haid | Posted 05.09.2012 | Impact
Phillip Haid

This may be blasphemy but I am going to say it. Charity ratings help to kill innovation. Now before the charity ratings organizations go crazy and t...

How Art Museums Are Striving to Stay Relevant for a New Generation

Sue Bell Yank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sue Bell Yank

The overwhelming consensus is that younger generations of Americans eschew the largely passive role of audience, and demand participation from their art institutions.

Woman Rejects Very Public Marriage Proposal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Think of it this way, guy: At least the camera people had the decency to follow your ladyfriend off the court instead of focusing on you. She's probab...