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THE PRESENT REGIME IN IRAN IS OUR ENEMY, BUT IRANIAN FILMS ARE 1,000% BETTER THAN HOLLYWOOD’S

!!!! The Past 93% PG-13, 2 hr. 10 min. Drama mov Directed By:    Asghar Farhadi In Theaters:    Dec 20, 2013 Limited On DVD:    Mar 25, 2014 Sony Pictures Classics BioEdge’s Michael Cook writes on his blog today: I recently saw … Continue reading

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PLAYING WITH FIRE: MITOCHONDRIAL TRANSFER OF GENETIC MATERIAL TO AN EMBRYO

!!!! Michael Cook Editor BioEdge . . One of America’s leading bioethicists, Thomas H. Murray, of The Hastings Center, has called for a national debate on so-called “mitochondrial transfer” (see below). This is a highly controversial technique for allowing parents … Continue reading

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WE ARE ON A SLIPPERY SLOPE. ENJOY THE RIDE? I DO NOT THINK SO!

!!!! Michael Cook Editor BioEdge I suspect that people who use the expression “I’m feeling conflicted” are mostly American, so I avoid it. However, when discussing slippery slopes, synonyms like doubtful, faltering, irresolute, undecided, or wobbly don’t do the job. … Continue reading

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ABORTION IS ON THE SKIDS, BUT IT IS TOO EARLY TO REJOICE AND RELAX

!!!! Dr Stephen Brigham being arrested by Maryland police. Charges were later dropped.  Pro-choice supporters and pro-life supporters have finally found an issue which brings them together: loathing of Dr Stephen Brigham, an abortion provider on the East Coast of … Continue reading

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PAYING FOR KIDNEY DONATION PAYS BIG BUCKS BUT SOCIETY SUFFERS

!!!! Paying kidney donors pays off, say Canadian doctors by Michael Cook | Nov 01, 2013 | BIOEDGE     tags: organ donation, organ markets If living kidney donors were paid $10,000, transplants would increase by at least 5%, according … Continue reading

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