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Brendan P. Foht

Assistant Editor

Brendan Foht is assistant editor of The New Atlantis. He has bachelor’s degrees in political science from the University of Calgary and in biology from the University of Alberta.


In The New Atlantis


The Record of Our “Scientist-in-Chief”

Number 38 ~ Winter/Spring 2013

Bioethics Without Ethics

Number 37 ~ Fall 2012

Other Publications


  • Review of How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life, Washington Free Beacon, October 26, 2014
  • “Is Jahi McMath Alive or Dead?,” The Wall Street Journal, January 2, 2013
  • “And Baby Makes Four,” The Weekly Standard September 2, 2013
  • “Just What is Wrong With Human Cloning?” National Review Online, May 20, 2013
  • “Correcting Cloning Confusion,” National Review Online May 17, 2013
  • “For First Time, Stem Cells Created Through Cloning — Why It's Even More Unethical,” National Review Online, May 15, 2013
  • “Montana Senate Defeats Assisted-Suicide Prohibition,” National Review Online, April 18, 2013
  • “Tea, Tobacco, and Science,” National Review Online, March 11, 2013
  • “Chris Murphy and the Audacity of Stem-Cell Hype,” The Corner, October 8, 2012
  • “Scientists Turn Stem Cells into Sex Cells,” National Review Online, October 5, 2012
  • “The Bioethics of Womb Transplants,” National Review Online, September 21, 2012
  • “Update on the Stem-Cell Lawsuit,” National Review Online, September 17, 2012
  • “Romney and Obama Debate Science Policy,” National Review Online, September 7, 2012
  • “What Can We Learn from the Stem Cell Debates?” Public Discourse, August 7, 2012
  • “Who Decides What Scientific Research to Fund?” National Review Online, July 25, 2012
  • “Genetic Control, Abortion, and the New Eugenics,” National Review Online, June 7, 2012
  • “Synthetic Bioethics,” TheNewAtlantis.com, July 16, 2010