Does weight loss surgery pose as a cop out from dealing with weight issues naturally?
By: Jeanine Falco
In order for one to adequately understand why a person would opt for weight loss surgery, it is imperative that they understand how real food addiction is. If it were simply a matter of exercising more and eating less, obesity would not be as prevalent...
Would willing Advantage Genetic Screeningengineering Overcome Sterility
By: Margrette Butler
Genetic engineering and screening brings with it a vast arena of moral and social implications that unfortunately, were not well considered prior to development and use of the technology. Acquisition of the knowledge to alter and/or reproduce the genetic makeup of human beings present ethical...
By: Ned Millis
A new Knee at 77I injured my knee in a 1947 toboggan accident. Recovery from the accident seemed complete as I competed in high school basketball within two weeks and for the balance of my years in school. As a member of the U.S...
By: Laura Tierney PhD
Because the word chemotherapy is intertwined with a diagnosis of cancer, it has become a very daunting term. Realistically the treatment of innumerable diseases includes drug therapy on some level. Countless temporary and permanent conditions from an ear infection to mental illness to diabetes are...
By: Christopher Verrico
Vivisection is not perfect. However, it is infinitely better than the alternative, studying the effects of novel compounds on humans. First, it is necessary to understand that even if we were ethically able to perform research on humans it would not preclude people from having...
By: Alvin Heng
In 1997, the announcement of the birth of Dolly the sheep had aroused worldwide interest in cloning technology. Dolly was special because she was the first mammal created having identical set of nuclear DNA as her nucleus donor, achieved using "somatic cell nuclear transfer" (SCNT)...
By: Ryan Scotty
While cloning is defined simply as making multiple identical copies of something, the word has become a household term in recent years. The increase in cloning research has spurred a highly controversial debate in the past decade and a half, one of ethics against science...
By: D Dupont-Day
I can think of many very valid reasons to donate blood and very few, if any, reasons not to. There are the philanthropic reasons, of course: you are saving lives. But these reasons rarely convince an undecided donor to part with his bodily fluid. So...
By: Shane Graham
Help! My Brain is Escaping. About five years ago I was in a car wreck. I was on the interstate going to visit my mother in the hospital. It was a rainy day and as I topped a rise in the road I saw that...
Insights into the brain's sense of perception
By: Jae Baeli
Synesthesia: My Friend, the SynestheteMy best friend is also an author, but she has unusual abilities that not only make her an anomaly among writers, but an anomaly among humans.First, she is a synesthete. Synesthesia is an involuntary joining in which the real information...

 

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