Irish Euthanasia Lecture Cancelled

A curious story from the Irish Times: a lecture by Len Doyal on euthanasia had to be cancelled after disruption from protesters: he’s now complained to the President.  The protesters apparently shouted obscenities and, er, the Rosary. There are more details here.  In the meantime, I just can’t help myself:  Thanks to Richard Ashcroft and […]

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A Big Week for Little Cells

Stem cells have been in the news rather a lot lately.  President Obama has, it’s currently being widely reported, lifted Dubya’s restrictions on human embryonic stem-cell research, much to the chagrin of some, and the delight of others.  (Interestingly enough, among the worriers we find a surprisingly large number of British commentators who point out […]

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