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Archives for February, 2009

The Blogosphere is abuzz about an article in the LA Times regarding Second Lady Jill Biden’s preference to be acknowledged by her honorific title of “Doctor,” which references her Ph.D in education. The article states that many prominent newspapers, including the LA Times and the Washington Post, only use the honorific title in articles if…

As the field of genetics sheds its sci-fi image and gains approval in the public eye, the possibilities unravel for mainstream commercial use. But some worry that if couples can use In-Vitro Fertilization to screen for disease during pre-implantation procedures, they could use it to select desired physical characteristics like eye color and gender as…

It’s become something of a tradition here at ScienceBlogs to write series of posts that are published on Fridays. For example, Janet from Adventures in Ethics and Science writes Friday Sprog Blogging, a tribute to her inquisitive offspring, and Abel from Terra Sigillata has been known to author a Friday Fermentable series about his explorations…