Beyond the drill – Reversing tooth decay

    An Australian study reveals the unthinkable: tooth decay is reversible. Celeste McGovern investigates how to reverse cavities and avoid a drill-and-fill solution. In a little known study in the 1920s, researchers at the Department of Pediatrics and Dentistry at the State University of Iowa treating children for diabetes discovered something untoward. Twenty-eight of […]

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What’s Wrong With Human-Animal Chimeras?

CELESTE McGOVERN WASHINGTON — Scientists are creating human-animal chimeras at several laboratories throughout the U.S., despite a ban against federal funding of the controversial research. An article in MIT Technology Review revealed that the work, directed at growing human organs for transplantation inside livestock, has resulted in human cells being injected into early animal embryos […]

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Top Neurologist: Jahi McMath is ‘No Longer Dead’

  New court documents fuel controversy around the 15-year-old who has launched the accepted definition of ‘brain death’ into a tailspin… CELESTE MCGOVERN FREMONT, Calif. — Several doctors, many pre-eminent ethicists and a California judge all pronounced Jahi McMath “brain-dead” almost two years ago, and a county coroner issued her death certificate. But a document filed […]

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