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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.

MIND THE GAP: Physician-Assisted Death in Quebec

Jocelyn Downie warns that Quebec’s legislation will leave some physician-assisted death legal but unregulated.

Family Doctors, STI Screening, and Shaming

Celeste Orr describes how women are treated differently than men during STI screening.

Not Your Grandpa’s Biotechnology

Carlos Mariscal and Angel Petropanagos argue that we need to pay more attention to the ethical issues surrounding CRISPR, the new gene editing technology.

Things I Accidentally Learned from Hope Amantine

Alice Dreger reflects on the role of Twitter in medical ethics.

What Re-Makes a Woman

Jamie Lindemann Nelson provides a philosophical perspective on Burkett’s discussion of womanhood.

Do we really need an even better prenatal test for Down syndrome?

Chris Kaposy challenges the need for further developments in prenatal testing for Down syndrome.