September 17, 2019

Could Editing the DNA of Embryos with CRISPR Help Save People Who Are Already Alive?

(STAT News) – Amid last year’s backlash against the birth of the world’s first genetically edited babies, some experts preached prudence: Editing the genomes of embryos, they argued, could one day “cure” people of diseases before they’re even born. But … Read More

September 17, 2019

A New Edition of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics Is Now Available

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics (vol. 28, no. 1, 2019) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Introduction: The Ethical Frontiers of Gene Editing” by Arthur Caplan and Vojin Raki? “Why We Should Defend Gene Editing as Eugenics” by … Read More

August 20, 2019

Damaged Babies and Broken Hearts: Ukraine’s Commercial Surrogacy Industry Leaves a Trail of Disasters

(Australia Broadcasting Co) – I arrive at the Sonechko Children’s Home, a collection of rundown double-storey brick buildings in a city south east of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital. I’m here to meet a little girl I’ve been searching for over … Read More

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