Disappearing Down Syndrome

Wesley Smith writes about how there are fewer people with Down Syndrome (and dwarfism) because about 90% of children diagnosed in utero with Down are aborted, and many parents who do not abort are viewed with contempt for bringing children into the world with such disabilities. We've written before about the dangers of expanding genetic screening when there is no treatment or [...]

2014-07-14T12:57:17-04:00July 14, 2014|Soconvivium|

Homosexuality: epigenetics vs. genetics & what does it all mean

There were  many recent headlines about a study suggesting that homosexuality stems not from genetics, but epigenetics. The original study hasn't been released, except perhaps to io9.com, which has a story seemingly more complete than the abstract or press release of the study on which it is reporting.  Sheepcat has an excellent, long post on the issue and what the study says [...]

2012-12-14T11:32:24-05:00December 14, 2012|Soconvivium|
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