Is It a Bad Habit or an Addiction?

The recent issue of Scientific American has an article by Carl Erik Fisher, a psychiatrist and bioethics professor at Columbia University, in which he explores whether behavioral addictions are mental illnesses or just bad habits. His article, “Food, sex, gambling, … Continue reading

Resources to Bring You Up-to-Speed on the Recent News of Genetically Edited Embryos

Genetically modifying adult cells is one thing. Genetically modifying an embryo is another. Why the difference? This fundamental difference is what has many scientists in an uproar over research out of China in which scientists genetically edited a human embryo. … Continue reading