Biotechnology and the Human Soul

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Science  20 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5798, pp. 423
DOI: 10.1126/science.1132808

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Challenging Nature. The Clash of Science and Spirituality at the New Frontiers of Life. By Lee M. Silver. Ecco (HarperCollins), New York, 2006. 460 pp. $26.95, C$34.95. ISBN 0-06-058267-7.

Proclaiming an unlimited promise for biotechnology, the author paints its varied critics as uniformly ignorant and blinded by spiritual beliefs.