Saturday, May 26, 2012

Heroic News: “Embryonic stem cell research yields evidence of Intelligent Design” plus 7 more


Embryonic stem cell research yields evidence of Intelligent Design

Posted: 26 May 2012 07:31 AM PDT

Interestingly, research on embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells seems to indicate that stem cells are pre-programmed to do their thing, suggesting that this may be a case of an intelligently designed process.

Male birth control via sperm mutilation?

Posted: 26 May 2012 07:23 AM PDT

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have recently discovered a gene that is essential for the development of sperm. Their study, published in the journal PLos Genetics, highlights the gene Katnal1, which causes temporary infertility in male mice when blocked.

H.S. Planning To Distribute Condoms To Students At Prom

Posted: 26 May 2012 06:57 AM PDT

There is a condom controversy at a Brooklyn high school. On prom night, administrators are planning on handing out free condoms to students.

The missing link in the same-sex 'marriage' debate

Posted: 26 May 2012 03:48 AM PDT

The hottest debate in town at the moment is same-sex 'marriage.' In itself, this is not really a bioethical issue, but it necessarily involves the controversial issue of surrogate motherhood.

Germany seeks to increase organ supply

Posted: 25 May 2012 09:05 PM PDT

Germany has amended legislation to promote organ donation. After years of debate, people over 16 will be regularly asked by their health insurance company if they are prepared to donate their organs.

Intolerance for religion in Canadian schools

Posted: 25 May 2012 02:55 PM PDT

Dalton McGuinty’s government threw down the gauntlet Friday as they announced that they will force Catholic schools to allow student clubs called “gay-straight alliances.”

'NuvaRing' linked to blood clots

Posted: 25 May 2012 02:52 PM PDT

According to the study published on May 10th 2012 in the British Medical Journal, non-oral contraceptives, including NuvaRing, have an even higher risk of blood clots than combined oral contraceptives (COCs) based on oestrogens and progestins.

Gay 'wedding' for comic book hero

Posted: 25 May 2012 02:49 PM PDT

Wedding bells are ringing for the X-Men, and Marvel Comics is getting topical with its newest superhero 'marriage.'