Real-Life Scientists Who Meddled With Life and Death

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a cautionary tale about the abuses of science — in particular, the potential pitfalls of screwing around with corpses and lightning. But people haven't always listened. Even before Shelley wrote her classic novel, scientists had meddled with the forces of life and death. And after … » 10/05/12 8:00am 10/05/12 8:00am