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Exogene by T.C. McCarthy

Gritty, realistic, and yet futuristic; all of those describe T.C. McCarthy’s second entry in the Subterrene War trilogy, Exogene. Why did I read the second part of a trilogy? 376 more words



Technology is a neutral tool, as one of my professors always told us, and what really matters is how we choose to use it. G.M. technology is very contentious as it spurs some really important questions about the safety and future use of genetically modified organisms. 839 more words


The Methuselah Gene

On that fateful day before my life changed forever, I counted seven people seated at the Tactar conference table.  At the preeminent spot, across the polished expanse of dark mahogany separating me from upper management, sat Russell Winsdon, the sixty-eight year old head of the company.  609 more words


Why China won't listen to Western scientists about genetically modifying the human embryo

We’ve avoided a nightmare before, so surely we can do it again. That’s what scientists hope for with the technology that may soon allow the genetic modification of human embryos. 1,056 more words

Interview about GENETIC MORSELS

“Genetic Morsels” interview with author Rick Pipito.  These are questions received by beta readers and others regarding the new novel and more.  Feel free to ask your own in the comments below. 1,386 more words


"Jurassic World"- A Christian Perspective: Gender, Dinosaurs, and Genetic Engineering

I had the chance to watch “Jurassic World” this weekend. It was pretty cool to see the dinosaurs back in action on the big screen. I enjoyed the tie-ins to the previous movies as well. 972 more words


Gay marriage is officially legalized in the USA, but not a democratic way

This is a victory in civil rights, and is (unfortunately) the only defining change of our generation. I didn’t expect public sentiment to change towards this so quickly, but I may have been projecting the bigotry of my religious family onto the elite lawyers that run the country. 663 more words