Human cells have been resistant to cloning—until now.
May 15, 2013
The new executive director at the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity discusses recent bioethical debates.
July 23, 2009
Access to federal money may be mixed blessing for embryonic research.
April 23, 2009
Why scientific breakthroughs make the destruction of human embryos obsolete.
March 23, 2009
When science is made 'apolitical' and 'unencumbered by religion,' it's usually to hyper-politicize and hyper-sacralize it.
March 23, 2009
Where the parties stand on abortion, faith-based programs, religious liberty, and other issues.
August 27, 2008
All three candidates have voted to fund embryonic stem-cell research.
April 9, 2008
Advances in stem-cell technology cheer and alarm ethics watchers.
November 16, 2007
Plus: Surgeon general nominee's Methodist work under fire, Time interviews Rowan Williams, church building conflicts, and other stories from online sources around the world.
June 8, 2007
Why we struggle to gain our moral footing in bioethics.
March 1, 2007
Research advance could shift stem-cell debate.
February 12, 2007
Fear of mortality lies at the root of our bioethics confusion.
January 2, 2007
It's hard to see the humanity of tiny embryos if we live by blind faith.
November 9, 2006
Embryonic stem cells factor in the race for Henry Hyde's U.S. House seat.
November 2, 2006
A new statement from Evangelicals and Catholics Together encourages discourse on the most divisive of issues.
October 10, 2006
Plus: Prolifers rally and ... burn the Qur'an?! On having Ralph Reed to kick around, banning baths, and a bunch of links to a bunch of other stories.
July 21, 2006
Plus: The latest from the Korean cloning scandal.
April 27, 2006
The "anti-Genesis" of those who play God, and why the biotech business needs to take ethics seriously.
April 19, 2006
Tomorrow's "godlike massively intelligent machines." Plus: Our nanotech future and some good news on stem cells that really work.
April 12, 2006
Plus: Good news from Europe on stem-cell funding.
April 5, 2006
Plus: The latest on the biopolicy agenda and some outrageous lies on stem cells.
March 30, 2006
The U.K. and disaffected American researchers lash out at U.S. cloning laws.
March 17, 2006
How to sell unethical science.
March 2, 2006
The latest sad story from the Korean soap opera—and a lack of Talent in Missouri.
February 17, 2006
President Bush sets out a vital agenda for ethics.
February 2, 2006
From the frying pan into the fire.
January 20, 2006
C. S. Lewis was way ahead of the curve.
November 30, 2005
And they may end up in a laboratory near you.
November 2, 2005
What Americans really think about science: astonishing new polling data.
October 26, 2005
The Majority Leader's contradictions mirror the opinions of the public at large.
October 11, 2005
Remember Prop. 71? Stem-cell research supporters hope voters don't remember the promises they made.
October 5, 2005
The little-known story of the stem cells that actually work.
September 30, 2005
What does it mean when even embryonic stem-cell researchers have some qualms about their work?
September 29, 2005
Pro-lifers face a scientific and public relations juggernaut.
September 28, 2005
The man who led the President's Council on Bioethics brought protests from the industry and directed groundbreaking studies.
September 21, 2005
The Washington Post muddles a major breakthrough in adult stem-cell research, while the U.K. marches blindly on.
August 29, 2005
Introducing our new life ethics weblog.
August 10, 2005
Killing human embryos for research is not pro-life.
August 2, 2005
Christian scientists and political conservatives are upset with Frist's support for expanded embryonic stem-cell research.
July 29, 2005
Pro-lifers weigh options after Californians fund embryonic stem-cell research.
December 1, 2004