A Brave New Future Awaits! Are You Ready?

Advances in biotechnology promise us the ability to not only heal the sick but to enhance the human body and even create new life forms. Rapid advances in molecular genetics led to the creation of the Human Genome Project, an international mega-project, completed in 2003, that sequenced and identified all three billion chemical units in the […]

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Nature is a Formidable Foe

I love nature. Truly I do. But nature is not my friend. There is little about it that one could call friendly. Permit me to explain. As soon as spring has sprung, nature comes alive with marvels. The songbirds return. The bees hum in the flowering trees. Flowers pop out of the ground and bloom […]

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