Philosophy & Ethics
- Gun Shootings Lead To More Gun Purchases
For a recent paper, researchers examined monthly data on U.S. background checks for gun purchases and permits from November 1998 through April 2016, looking for purchasing trends after shootings during that time. When media coverage highlighted shootings, ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 5 2019 - 10:00am
- Another California Jury Says Glyphosate Might Have Caused Cancer, And That's Worth $2 Billion
Glyphosate, a common weedkiller, doesn't have a mechanism that acts on the biology of humans, at least without falling into a tub full of it and drowning, but trial lawyers know science does not matter to a jury, emotion does. And emotionally an agric ...
Article - Hank Campbell - May 13 2019 - 6:12pm
- Conflicts Of Interest Bordering On Fraud: Paul Mills JAMA Article Should Be Retracted
A few months ago JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, published a "Letter" noting that glyphosate was detected in urine. Nothing odd about that, in modern times we can detect anything in anything, but their media bait worked. ...
Article - Hank Campbell - May 15 2019 - 11:40am
- US Stem Cell Clinic LLC Guilty Of Selling Adulterated Stem Cell Drug Product
US Stem Cell Clinic LLC, of Weston, Florida, and US Stem Cell Inc., of Sunrise, Florida, and their Chief Scientific Officer Kristin Comella, Ph.D. have adulterated and misbranded a stem cell drug product made from a patient’s adipose tissue, U.S. District ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 4 2019 - 11:03am
- For Consideration: Use Opioid Overdoses For Organ Transplants
Though the U.S. government and its hand-picked panel are claiming that the "opioid epidemic" is legitimate pain patients getting hooked on drugs because of lazy doctors and greedy pharmaceutical companies, the reality is much different. Only a sm ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 6 2019 - 9:54am
- How To Create A Good Excuse
We've all offered an excuse for a poor reaction or any behavior we recognize we should not have engaged in; many have rationalized it to mitigate consequences or even make it socially acceptable. Stress, headaches, even ignorance can be proffered, b ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 1 2019 - 9:00am
- Human-Animal Hybrids Are Coming, To Grow Organs For Transplant- What Are The Implications?
Around the world thousands of people are on organ donor waiting lists. While some of those people will receive the organ transplants they need in time, the sad reality is that many will die waiting. But controversial new research may provide a way to addr ...
Article - The Conversation - Aug 3 2019 - 9:50am
- Emotional Support Animals- The Ethical Challenge In Signing Off On Them Is Not Being Met
After California realized that their coastal counties not only led the country in vaccine denial for personal preference, they actually had more than the rest of the U.S. combined, the legislature passed a law eliminating exemptions for all but medical rea ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Aug 7 2019 - 9:42am
- Democrats Have Turned The Amicus Curiae Brief Legal Tool Into A Declaration Of War
Legal briefs, in even the most high profile cases, rarely make headlines. They are technical documents intended to persuade judges in a case about particular points of law. In American law schools, students now take courses to help them master the arcane ...
Article - The Conversation - Aug 26 2019 - 3:18pm
- Plagiarism, Lack Of Diversity; Humanities Journal Editors Criticize Humanities Academia
Humanities academics have so long signaled toward progressivism- even when progressives were eugenicists- that it is harm to imagine that they wouldn't become more inclusive without having it called out, but perhaps that is the nature of truly lacking ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 3 2019 - 2:54pm