What does this picture mean to you, on the occasion of the president's 52nd birthday?
While the N.I.H. has prohibited research involving it sown chimpanzees since 2011, VandeBergargues that chimpanzees and gorillas may die from diseases "that could have been prevented or treated by medical products developed from research with chimpanzees."
Should Manning be found guilty or innocent?
There is a growing realization that weather modification projects are not only possible, but could also be an affordable solution to climate change.
Should steroid use be considered, as the philosopher Alva Noe has argued, a natural extension of our technological lives?
A proposal by Rep. Eric Swalwell, a freshman House Democrat, would allow Congress to vote remotely, the advantage being that they could attend to affairs in their home district instead of having to physically be in Washington D.C.
England may allow a new technique that would take DNA from three people in order to avoid passing on genetic diseases.
"DOMA’s principal effect is to identify and make unequal a subset of state-sanctioned marriages," wrote Justice Anthony M. Kennedy in today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down the Federal Defense of Marriage Act.
Why do religious people tend to be regarded as philanthropists while secular humanists are regarded as cruelly indifferent?
A group created by the FAA is expected to recommend relaxing the ban on the use of electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
Is this overkill: $30 billion for 40,000 border agents, 700 miles of fencing and aerial drones to guard the U.S.-Mexico border.
Monsanto executive Robert T. Fraley was awarded The World Food Prize for his work in developing genetically modified crops.
Writing for a unanimous Supreme Court majority, Justice Clarence Thomas argued that Myriad Genetics Inc. did not invent anything when it isolated two genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2.
While Congress is bickering, we want to know what you think: should there be a legal pathway to citizenship for people who immigrated to the U.S. illegally?
Is poor food disposal really akin to stealing?