Frankenstein Science

An term referring to stem cell work by Fred Gage, et al., at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California; Salk and his team harvested brain cells from human cadavers and coaxed them into forming neural progenitors, which, in turn, beget adult brain cells
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Those culturally based measuring tools are nothing but a Frankenstein science, and Islamophobia in disguise that has spun out of control since 9/11.
There are surely more important things to write about than the use of the word "soccer", but since the alternative is acknowledging another crazy Frankenstein science versus fairy story rant from Mr Kokoski.
Obama confuses scientific integrity with Frankenstein science.
So for this Horizon special, Jimmy investigates whether genetically modified (GM) food is the answer to the world's food problems, or whether it's a Frankenstein science that will contaminate the world's eco-systems.
Any method of genetic manipulation that involves the alteration or destruction of human embryos is nothing more than Frankenstein science.
Charity Life said: "It is another example of Frankenstein science.
This Frankenstein science should be banned in every civilised country.
Nor, despite the Cardinal's intemperate, inaccurate rant, is anyone indulging in Frankenstein science.
Years ago IVF treatment for infertile couples was considered a Frankenstein science,' said Mr Carter, who once played Jesus in a stage adaptation of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Animal rights campaigner Sean Gifford, of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, said: "This report highlights the Frankenstein science being conducted in British labs and is the stuff horror films are made off.