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Francis Collins at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health Laboratory

Scientists are Destroying Our Trust in Science

The harm done to science by fraudsters, data manipulation, sloppy peer review, ideological bias, and outright lying by public scientific spokespersons cannot be overstated. There’s only one cure to the current malaise: unremitting and apolitical scientific excellence. Read More ›
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Euthanasia’s Cruel Compassion

Frederico Carboni made international news recently when he died in Italy’s first legal assisted suicide. Carboni was not terminally ill. He was paralyzed from an auto accident. He wanted suicide because he had no autonomy, saying in an interview, “I am like a boat adrift in the ocean.” Read More ›
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The World Rages at Russia’s Evil Actions — but Shrugs at China’s

Ukraine is the immediate crisis, to be sure. But over the long term, the Middle Kingdom poses a far greater peril. Our policies going forward need to reflect that threatening reality. Read More ›
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The New York Times Is Unfit to Be ‘The Newspaper of Record’

Its biases are too pronounced and its agendas too partisan. Perhaps the time has come for the paper to change its masthead motto to reflect its true approach to journalism: “All the news that we see fit to print.” Read More ›
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Johns Hopkins Analysis: ‘Lockdowns Should be Rejected Out of Hand’

The aura of “expert” has lost its luster during Covid, as our supposedly bigger brains have been proved wrong repeatedly. Read More ›
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Francis Collins at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health Laboratory

Ideological Scientists Created the Science Credibility Gap

We need a scientific community that bridges political divides. But rebuilding that trust infrastructure will require the scientific community to eschew ideology and pursue truth objectively, without regard to favored cultural priorities or desired partisan outcomes. Read More ›
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Hospital Loses ‘Futile Care’ Attempt to Force Covid Patient Off Life Support

“Futile care” is a pronounced threat to patient autonomy and the equality of all human life. This is the idea. When doctors think that the quality of a patient’s life is not worth living — but the patient, family, or surrogate want care to continue — doctors can overrule patients and terminate wanted life-sustaining treatment. Read More ›
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Peter Singer: Deny Unvaccinated ICU Care Versus Vaccinated

The bullying around vaccines is getting out of hand. But then, Singer is fully vaccinated, needless to say. So, the cynic in me wonders whether he’s really saying, “Put me first.” Read More ›