August 9, 2021

A New Edition of Bioethics Is Now Available

Bioethics (vol. 35, no. 1, 2021) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Responsibility amid the Social Determinants of Health” by Ben Schwan “Autonomy and the Limits of Cognitive Enhancement” by Jonathan Lewis “Orphans by Design: The Future of … Read More

December 13, 2019

A New Edition of Bioethics Is Now Available

Bioethics (vol. 33, no. 1, 2019) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Erosion of Informed Consent in U.S. Research” by Lois Shepherd and Ruth Macklin “Our Flawed Approach to Undue Inducement in Medical Research” by Eric Lee “Enriching … Read More

September 4, 2019

Genetic Engineering and Human-Animal Hybrids: How China Is Leading a Global Split in Controversial Research

(The Conversation) – Yet if China is fast becoming the world capital of controversial science, it is not alone in producing it. More babies produced using the “CRISPR” gene-editing technology are now planned by a scientist in Russia, where another … Read More

September 22, 2017

Push for Three-Parent Technique in Australia to Save Babies from Mitochondrial Disease

(Australian Broadcasting Co) – Scientists are pushing to overhaul human cloning laws in Australia so they can use DNA from three different people to create a baby when there is a risk of the child inheriting the debilitating and potentially … Read More

September 11, 2017

South Korean Researchers Lobby Government to Lift Human-Embryo Restrictions

(Nature) – More than a decade after a fraud scandal in stem-cell science rocked South Korea, scientists in the field are ramping up pressure on the government to relax the country’s strict regulations on human-embryo research — which many researchers … Read More