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Science, Religion and Embryos

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 03.26.2013 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

A friend of mine is in the late stages of a tragic pregnancy that will lead either to a stillborn baby or, at best, to a baby that will struggle for a few hours and die. The prognosis was made early on and the decision to take the baby to term was made.

What Makes A Miracle?

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 03.20.2013 | TED Weekends
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

All of the elements in pregnancy, the whole process, truly seems "miraculous," and yet it happens thousands of times each and every day. So if it is so common, how could it be "miraculous"?

The Deal We Get

Wendy Bradford | Posted 02.25.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

We have no guarantee of numbers. We think our days are infinite but they are not. One will be the last. And this not the hardest part. The hardest is knowing those we cherish will share our fate; we can make no deal to change that.

Are Humans Still Evolving? New Study Gives Surprising Answer

Posted 03.19.2013 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/30/2012 03:11 PM EDT on LiveScience Natural forces of evolution still continue to shape hu...

Are We a Biological Miracle?

Seth Shostak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Seth Shostak

A generous slice of the citizenry thinks we might be the cleverest creatures in the Milky Way. But the suggestion that we're a special case makes me uneasy. It implies our existence is a miracle, and after all, miracles are science's last resort.