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I have recently been forwarded an article by Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania, commenting the negative effects of fraudulent uses of stem cells: “Stem cell clinics ripping off patients, bullying scientists”

vice Secretary of Luca Coscioni Association

On the 26th of May 2011, the the European Court of Human Rights [ECHR] condemned Poland in the first degree with a six to one majority, because it stopped a pregnant woman from having a prompt amniocentesis after tests that showed malformations in her foetus: due to the obstacles posed by the doctors, the woman was unable to have an abortion (Application no. 27617/04).

Department of Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan and School of Science and Engineering, LUMS, DHA, Lahore

The upheaval in multiple Arab countries, known as the "Arab Spring", is certain to lead to new political structures in a part of the world hitherto dominated by monarchies and dictatorships. But this revolution against autocratic stability and despotism, which are largely responsible for keeping the Arab world in darkness, does not by itself guarantee that a scientific revival is around the corner. An Arab renaissance will happen only if appropriate cultural and attitudinal changes follow the political changes.

professor of philosophy at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana

In April 2009, my article, “The Non-Epistemology of Intelligent Design: Its Implications for Public Policy,” was published online in a special issue of the journal Synthese (see I examine the epistemological problems of intelligent design creationism and their implications for public policy, chiefly analyzing the writings of philosopher Francis Beckwith. Beckwith argues that teaching ID is not only constitutional but may even be required in American government schools.

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