Kresta in the Afternoon – April 15, 2019 – Hour 2

  • Description: Our guest host today is Matthew Bunson.

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  • Description: A Chinese scientist recently implanted human genes into monkey brains in an effort to improve their cognitive function and shed light on the evolutionary process which led to human intelligence. He is now defending his work from harsh criticism by the West. What was he trying to accomplish and what are the ethical complications here? We talk with Fr. Tad Pacholczyk.
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    • Fr. Tad Pacholczyk
      Fr Tad Pacholczyk is the Director of Education at the National Catholic Bioethics Center and directs the Center's National Catholic Certification Program in Healthcare Ethics. He has a PhD in Neuroscience from Yale and worked for several years as a molecular biologist at Harvard Med School. Fr. Tad has appeared on CNN, NPR, Catholic Radio and more. He also writes the Making Sense of Bioethics column. Visit ncbcenter.org.
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