Much of the abortion debate rages over sophisticated biological terms like gamete, sperm, egg, haploid, diploid, embryo, fetus, zygote, conceptus and so on. One should be careful however not to let the terms slip from distinctly human debates–to other animals. 394 more words
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“A potato genetically engineered to reduce the amounts of a potentially harmful ingredient in French fries and potato chips [This is a lie] has been approved for commercial planting, the Department of Agriculture announced on Friday. 84 more words
No matter who we are socially, culturally, or economically — snappily-dressed professionals savoring the latest culinary innovation at that new experimental joint downtown or a college student taking their first stab at budget cooking in a cramped kitchen — we all eat. 374 more words
Concerning the term “Bioethics”
The term “bioethics” is, of course, the outcome of a hybridity between the terms bios and ethos.
The Greek word ‘bios’ relates to a quite plain sense of life itself, particularly in such a way that contains life’s many and complex biological undertones. 765 more words