Stories by Tabitha M. Powledge
Tabitha M. Powledge is a science writer who specializes in biology.
Why do people react so strongly against the idea of genetic modification? Especially genetic modification that crosses species barriers? In a recent New Yorker, Maria Konnikova returned to an explanation for these gut reactions that has been around at least since the early efforts at genetic engineering in the 1970s: The idea that fear and [...]