Category Research Ethics

Good Research Relies on Reflexivity

Erin Sharoni illustrates how the feminist principle of reflexivity can be broadly applied to support structural changes that promote good science.

The Ethics of Companion Animal Abandonment in Times of Crisis

Andrew Fenton and Timothy Krahn analyze some of the ethical issues at stake when humans are forced to abandon their companion animals in a time of crisis.

Polygenic Risk Scores to Select Embryos: A Need for Societal Debate

Hazar Haidar discusses the need for a societal debate to explore challenges related to polygenic embryo screening.

Are you a Credible Source?

Erica Seelemann discusses common psychological phenomena that contribute to our media environment becoming increasingly unreliable and shares how to know when you’re expert enough to be considered a credible source.

Heritable Human Genome Editing? It May Never Be Safe

Katie Hasson recounts the recent failures to edit the human genome.