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Tag Archives: biology

  1. The Shape of Water: NSFW (2017) | Doug Jones, Octavia Spencer, Sally Hawkins & Richard Jenkins

    An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.

    October 29, 2017Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. “Brave New Cells?” By Donna Dickenson – Copyright: Project Syndicate/Institute for Human Sciences, 2012

    The United Kingdom’s Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has launched a public consultation to gauge attitudes toward controversial new medical procedures aimed at preventing the transmission of incurable diseases that result from mutations of cell structures called mitochondria. Supporters of such research are framing criticism of it as opposition to saving children’s lives and […]

    December 29, 2012Controversy, HealthNo comments
  3. Human Change We Can Believe In: by Denis Réale

    A recent symposium on evolution in Montreal posed to high-school students and university professors the following question: “Do you think that humans are still evolving?” Approximately 80% of the audience answered “no.” Indeed, there is an almost universal belief that, with multifaceted cultures and intricate technology, humans have freed themselves from the pressures of natural […]

    August 25, 2012NatureNo comments