Blogs and Other Bloviations

I am an “Expert Voice” for Axios.com, mostly in their science section, and I blog now and then, mostly for Psychology Today

Until they closed their contributor system in 2018 I also posted items at The Huffington Post .

 

This is my Viewpoint piece in JAMA about the 70th anniversary of the Nuremberg Code.

 

Here are links to some other opinion pieces:

Is Trump Not Well?  We Need to Put a System in Place to Find Out,” Forbes, January 5, 2018.

We Need Unbiased Medical Exams for Presidential Candidates,” Chicago Tribune, May 17, 2016.

“Where to Draw the Line on Gene-Editing,” Scientific American, November 30, 2015.

“Ben Carson: The Candidate from Bioethics,” The Hill, October 28, 2015.

“How National Security Gave Rise to Bioethics,” The Conversation, June 8, 2015.

CRISPR Germline Engineering – The Community Speaks,” Nature Biotechnology, published online May 12, 2015.

“The U.S. Military Mission Against Ebola,” Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2014 (with Steven Xenakis).

“Social Networking Didn’t Start at Harvard,” Slate, October 21, 2014.

“Michael Bay Drops the B-Word in the New Transformers,” Slate, July 14, 2014.

“The Moral Vision of the Reformicons,” Democracy, July 7, 2014.

“Researchers Put Human Brain Cells in Mice.  Why Aren’t Conservatives Freaking Out?Slate, March 15, 2013.

“Dual Use Research: Self Censorship is Not Enough,” Nature, December 20-27, 2012.

“Military Mind Wars,The Scientist, November 1, 2012.

“What the Chair Could Have Told Clint,” The New York Times, August 31, 2012.

“Biotech is Thrusting Us Into New Political Territory,” New Scientist, Augst 28, 2012.

“Beyond LASIK: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Improve How you Process What You See,” Slate, June 8, 2012.

“Sex and Singles: Forty Years Later, We’re Still Fighting Eisenstadt v. Baird,” The Nation, March 20, 2012.

The Anthrax Attacks: Biopreparedness Ten Years Later,” Politico.com, October 15, 2011.

“Why We Need to be More Accepting of “Humanized” Lab Animals,” thealantic.com, October 4, 2011.

“Britain Joins the Slog Through the Stem Cell Vinyards,” Science Progress, October 4, 2011.

“Can Brain Research Keep us Safe?” Slate, September 8, 2011.

“The Road to Abbotobad: The CIA in Your DNA.”  Science Progress, August 21, 2011.

Biopolitical America,” Arguments: The Democracy Journal’s Blog, June 9, 2011.

U.S. Stem Cell Ruling Invites Asian Competition,” San Jose Mercury News, August 31, 2010.

Would You Take the New Alzheimer’s Test?TheNewRepublic.com. August 11, 2010.

Will China Achieve Science Supremacy?New York Times Online, January 18, 2010.


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