Bioethics

 

Pope Francis: No Research Justifies Killing Human Embryos, Unborn Babies “Precious in the Eyes of God”
Washington, DC | 5/19/17

With so many unborn babies being aborted every year, it can be easy to forget that countless others are being destroyed while they still are

SICK: Business Creates Jewelry From Human Embryos Left Over From IVF
Washington, DC | 5/4/17

Human embryos, though in the earliest stage of development, already are unique, individual human beings, but many in modern society do not treat

IVF Clinics Threatened With Action as Investigation Uncovers Catalog of Abuses
London, England | 5/2/17

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) is investigating several fertility clinics after an undercover investigation by the

Artificial Wombs: Scientists Successfully Helped Premature Lambs be Born, are Babies Next?
London, England | 4/25/17

Scientists have been able to keep premature lambs alive for weeks using an artificial womb that looks like a plastic bag, according to a study

Couples Give “Frozen Children” a Chance at Life Through Embryo Adoption
Washington, DC | 4/12/17

Embryo adoption is a little known or understood process, but more families are taking this option and giving life to children who otherwise may

Scientists Admit First Baby With 3 Parents Was Lucky Not to be a “Mutant” Baby With Faulty DNA
London, England | 4/3/17

The controversial new three-parent embryo technique has many scientists concerned about how these experiments with human lives will play out

Woman Pregnant With 4 Babies After IVF Regrets “Selective Reduction” Abortion of One Baby
Washington, DC | 3/23/17

A woman who had In Vitro Fertilization done and conceived four babies had a “selective reduction” where one baby was aborted. A pro-choice

Scientists are Creating the First “Three-Parent” Babies in Britain Turning Children Into Spare Parts
London, England | 3/17/17

A Newcastle fertility clinic has been given a licence by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to carry out the controversial

College Embryology Textbook Confirms: “Human Development Begins at Fertilization”
Washington, DC | 3/16/17

Another new medical textbook has confirmed that human life begins at conception.

Made to Order Humans? Scientists Claim to Have Created “Artificial” Embryos
Washington, DC | 3/3/17

Using two types of stem cells (the body’s ‘master cells’) and a 3D scaffold on which they can grow, scientists at the University of Cambridge

Scientists are Making Human-Pig Hybrids for Organ Transplants That Could Develop Into “Monsters”
Washington, DC | 2/22/17

The recent creation of animal-human hybrids is stirring up ethical questions about the value and definition of human life.

Scientists Given Green Light to Edit the DNA of Unborn Babies
Washington, DC | 2/17/17

A group of international scientists opened Pandora's box this week with a new report arguing that it may be acceptable to genetically edit unborn

Sofía Vergara Fights Her Ex-Fiance to Kill Their Frozen Unborn Children
Washington, DC | 2/16/17

The legal battle over actress Sofia Vergara's and ex-fiance Nick Loeb's frozen human embryos continued this week.