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July 12, 2005

‘The Ethical Brain’: Mind Over Gray Matter

Sally Satel (New York Times)

In ”The Ethical Brain,” Gazzaniga tries to make the leap from neuroscience to neuroethics and address moral predicaments raised by developments in brain science. The result is stimulating, very readable and at its most edifying when it sticks to science...[more]

Ovarian Transplants – An Option for Everyone?

Pregnancy & Baby

It is currently estimated that about 10 percent of the childbearing population (or six million couples) suffers from infertility, a number that could potentially rise if women continue to delay childbirth until a later age…[more]

Stem Cells… An Emerging Portrait

Ricki Lewis (Science)

Human embryonic stem cells remain the focus of an ever-intensifying public debate that blurs the limits of biology, confusing cultured tissues with children, and blastocysts descended from fertilized ova with those derived from somatic cell nuclei…[more]

 

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