Did you know that some people think the Earth is flat? Apparently there are, but I still have trouble believing it. Why? Because I just cannot believe someone is A) that stupid or B) that willing to deny reality and more than 2,000 years of evidence. Even when Columbus sailed the ocean blue, it was generally accepted by pretty much anyone that received an education … Continue reading Flat Earth believers: Are they for real?
China is not known for being very empathetic when it comes to animals, dogs in particular. While the country’s dog consumption is not unique, it has drawn a spotlight to the cruelty involved in the trade via images of its Yulin Dog Meat Festival. The images are horrendous. There are photos of dogs being cramped into cages, bludgeoned and even burned. Some reports say that … Continue reading Gangs now involved in China’s dog meat trade
Gene editing. For some it’s frightening. For others, it provides hope. What is this hope? That their children won’t have to be born with genetic diseases. We’re entering into a world where we can finally look at an embryo in the earliest stages of life and see whether there’s something genetic that may kill it or affect its offspring. By being able to repair that, … Continue reading Gene editing could eradicate genetic diseases