The Coming Extinction of Men
And other news from science and technology.
California sued companies to put cancer warnings on potato chips and French fries. The products contain acrylamide, a suspected carcinogen. The attorney general cited a 1986 ballot measure that requires warnings on dangerous substances.
Latest Human Nature columns: 1) The political use of fetal pain. 2) The difference between blacks and animals. 3) Bill Frist, closet pro-choicer. 4) The emerging technology of artificial wombs. 5) The case for growing embryos for their parts. 6) Mandatory pregnancy: A true story. 7) The evolution of creationism. 8) If steroids are cheating, why isn't LASIK?
Will Saletan covers science, technology, and politics for Slate and says a lot of things that get him in trouble.