April 28, 2015|
Embryo editing edition
April 23, 2015|
Investigators in China observed extensive off-target effects when applying CRISPR-mediated gene editing in human zygotes.
March 25, 2015|
Philosopher John Arras, who tackled thorny issues in medical care, has passed away at age 69.
March 13, 2015|
In response to speculation that groups have edited the DNA of human embryos, researchers request that gene editing of human reproductive cells be halted.
December 1, 2014|
As new technologies emerge, we must choose our words for them with care: names can negatively bias the inevitable debates over the ethics of scientific advances.
August 7, 2014|
The administration of an experimental serum to two American healthcare workers treated for Ebola on US soil raises questions of safety, efficacy, access, and ethics.
May 14, 2014|
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues advises the integration of ethics into research on the human brain.
February 11, 2014|
A play that dramatizes Stanley Milgram’s infamous social psychology experiments from the 1960s captures the personal side of human research.
February 3, 2014|
A Spanish researcher faces a penalty after conducting a study for which he never obtained proper approvals or insurance.
December 12, 2013|
Consumers, patients, and study participants should be made aware of potential incidental findings, according to a federally-appointed bioethics panel.