Category Research Ethics

Pushing the 14-day limit on human embryo research

Françoise Baylis calls for a better alignment of the science and ethics of human embryo research.

The Ethics of Non-Human Primate Research

Andrew Fenton and L. Syd M. Johnson criticize the acceptance of non-human primate research.

Human Gene Editing: A Global Discussion

Françoise Baylis explains “On Human Gene Editing: International Summit Statement” to the participants at the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 Annual Meeting.

Clinical Trial Disaster in France

Jonathan Kimmelman comments on the recent phase 1 clinical research trial that left one healthy volunteer brain dead and five others hospitalized.

About Us, Without Us: Inclusion in the Threat of Eradication

Teresa Blankmeyer Burke argues for inclusion and communication accessibility in bioethics discussions that threaten to harm the signing Deaf community.

Gene Editing: How much justice delayed or denied?

Nicholas G. Evans offers a nuanced examination of John Harris’ claims against the “unacceptable risks to future generations” associated with gene editing in human reproduction.

Pigs as Spare (Human) Parts

Syd M Johnson maintains that we need to consider the ethical implications of growing organs for humans in pigs.