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The Downside of the Downside of Resilience: A New York Times Oped Ventures Into Dangerous Territory

Although we take seriously the threat of genetic discrimination, there aren’t a lot of examples you can offer. In my ethics class, I discuss the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad case — everyone discusses the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad case, not because it is such an interesting precedent but because it is all we’ve got. 733 more words

Laura Hercher

Gattaca

I’m realizing now that if I want to keep doing review like discussion posts about books and movies I probably shouldn’t spoil the whole story. So, I’m going to try talk about the movie Gattaca which I recommend you guys watching because it was interesting. 485 more words

The Extreme Warrior gene: a reality check

by Alondra Oubré

MAOA — Genetic culprit for violence?

Theories about inborn race-based aggression, violence, and criminality are back in the news [1]. In the ongoing search for genes underlying social behavior, none has sparked more curiosity, if not controversy, than the gene that codes for monoamine oxidase A — MAOA . 4,360 more words

Essay

The global population is expected to increase by almost 3 billion people by the year 2100.

Genetic adaptations and manipulations will result in better nutrition, superior health, and longevity for these generations of humans. 87 more words

Science And Humanities

Sunday Matinee: A Quest Beyond the Limits of the Ordinary

Greetings compadres,

Robin and the Friar stopped by earlier and brought samples of Sherwood’s finest shrubs. Figured you’d enjoy the post-ceremony entertainment on consciousness and biology. 132 more words

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