Science and Religion: Biological Sciences How do centuries-old religions adapt to new discoveries or new technologies? How do different religious traditions view genetic engineering, cloning, or stem cell research? Can science and religion co-exist?
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How do centuries-old religions adapt to new discoveries or new technologies? How do different religious traditions view genetic engineering, cloning, or stem cell research? Can science and religion co-exist?

Guests:

Dr. William Hurlbut, member, President's Council on Bioethics. Consulting Professor, Program in Human Biology, Stanford University

Laurie Zoloth, director, bioethics, Center for Genetic Medicine. Professor, medical ethics and humanities, program of medical ethics and humanities. Professor of Religion, Northwestern University

Ebrahim Moosa, associate research professor, Department of Religion Duke University. Director, Center for the Study of Muslim Networks, John Hope Franklin Center

Susan Jacoby, author of Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism. Director of Center for Inquiry-Metro NY