In this edition of Bite Sci-zed, Alex Dainis raises several pivotal questions regarding genetic privacy, few of which have easy answers.
What’s the most important thing you can have? Is it money? Is it love? Is it happiness? Or is it something else? Best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio host Dennis Prager has the answer. It may change the way you look at and, ultimately, lead your life.
By nature, Libertarians are hard to gross out. New York University professor Jonathan Haidt says those who are easily disgusted tend to be conservatives, while Libertarians have a lower sensitivity toward disgust, whether it involves matters of sex, language, politics or morality. Haidt is the author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided By Politics. Here, he discusses his findings in a lecture sponsored by the Reason Foundation at the Museum of Sex. A Q & A with New York Times science writer John Tierney follows.