Levels of greenhouse gases are worse than the worst-case scenarios from a decade ago

According to a report published today by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), greenhouses gas levels in Earth's atmosphere have reached a record high. What's more, the report indicates that the rate of that increase shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, it's accelerating. » 11/21/11 12:31pm 11/21/11 12:31pm

UN Could Unleash Human Clones on the World Next Year

Anti-cloning advocates may want to keep their pitchforks at the ready. A United Nations bioethics committee is taking a second look at the UN’s current cloning policy, which condemns all possible forms of human cloning. Could the UN be on track to relax its views on cloning, or is it looking to ban the practice for… » 10/15/08 8:40am 10/15/08 8:40am