A study published last week has shown that adult stem cells derived from ethical sources can be used to create living tissues that imitate the developing human brain.
Earlier this year, as members of Congress debated a bill to ban late-term abortions, a national debate ensued over the question of whether unborn children feel pain. Abortion activists derided studies and expert testimony confirming fetal pain.
In the film MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET, the honesty, authority, and veracity of the U.S. Federal Government are relied on to establish the existence of a man who claims to be Santa Claus. The U.S. Post Office receives his mail without returning it “addressee unknown” . . . and often answers his mail for him.
Eugenics has always been about promoting desired utilitarian outcomes. The old eugenics wanted to improve the human herd through the crude manipulation of who could and should be parents. And, it also promoted the idea of infanticide–to rid the society of those who would drag it down. Margaret Sanger infamously referred to these as “the human weeds.”
ChinaAid learned on Aug. 26, 2013 that Chinese Christian Wang Xuebai had been out of contact for several days. It is believed that Wang was detained in connection with her appeals to the government on behalf of her husband.
Learning, the foundation of adaptive and intelligent behavior, is based on changes in neural assemblies and reflected by the modulation of electric brain responses… Here we show direct neural evidence that neural memory traces are formed by auditory learning prior to birth.
We all began our journey from the moment we were conceived. Here’s some of the facts of life you may not know about your time in your mother’s womb.
Babies learn to recognize words and sounds in the womb, scientists say. And the baby does so well at recognizing the words that he or she has memories of them after birth, research shows.
The rent-a-womb industry in India is an especially troubling form of biological colonialism. I write about it at some length in the Center for Bioethics and Culture newsletter.
A European grassroots initiative with the bold objective of protecting human life even in its most vulnerable embryonic state has gained considerable support across the continent – collecting over 850,000 signatures from a wide array of nations.