Questions almost certain to generate controversy.
Internet neutrality stands for everything we hold sacred: from freedom of information to freedom of expression. Let's be clear about this--from raising awareness of human rights crises to crowd-funding projects...
In theory, a genetics research firm could enable parents to choose 'smart embryos.'
The tactic of "gish gallop" — a rapid-fire listing of supposed weaknesses of evolution — cannot be properly countered in a limited-time format of a debate.
The word "whistleblower" has a heroic connotation. A leaker, on the other hand, might be someone who is guilty of criminal deeds that warrant punishment.
Is therapeutic cloning the biggest scientific breakthrough of 2013?
A lawsuit is demanding certain rights for a 26-year-old chimpanzee named Tommy on the basis that personhood derives from cognitive and emotional qualities that chimpanzees, like humans, possess in abundance.
Some students take the position that the best way to change an organization is from the inside. Therefore, going to work for a company that, for instance, produces tobacco products, is the best way to affect change.
The FCC is considering a proposal that would allow "airborne calls and cellular data use by passengers once a flight reaches 10,000 feet," while maintaining restrictions during takeoff and landing.
According to some experts, trans fats won't be that difficult to replace.
"Our dominance is assured, at least for a while, by the excruciating nested complexity of the biological components-within-components-within-components of the human brain."