Years ago, when my friend Franz Kriwanek killed himself, I felt not only grief and loss but a great sense of failure.
Franz was an artist and an accomplished potter. Born in Austria, he was conscripted into Hitler’s army when his country was overrun. Captured by the Allies, Franz spent several years as a prisoner of war in Britain.
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Dr. Keith Campbell, the British scientist whose research in cell biology led to the 1996 cloning of Dolly the sheep, died at 58. A clone is a fully functioning, living copy created from a single cell – not an egg or sperm – taken from an existing organism.
Before Campbell’s work, cloning complex creatures was...
According to the Albuquerque Journal, the New Mexico Court of Appeals has upheld a $100,000 sanction levied against the regents of the University of New Mexico for witness intimidation.
The sanction was imposed by District Court Judge Alan Malott after the university pressured Dr. Ian Paul, a forensic pathologist employed by the...