Bioethics

 

Scientists Who Use Aborted Baby Parts in Their Research Sue to Hide Their Identities
Washington, DC | 8/5/16

Researchers who use aborted babies' body parts filed a lawsuit this week in Washington state to keep their names from being released in several

We Can’t Trust the Obama Admin to Monitor Scientists Making Human-Animal Hybrids
Washington, DC | 8/4/16

The NIH is considering funding research that will inject human stem cells into animal embryos, thereby creating human/animal chimeras.

Obama Administration Wants to Allow Scientists to Make Human-Animal Hybrids
Washington, DC | 8/4/16

The Obama administration today announced it has flung the door wide open to scientists making grisly human-animal hybrids. After overturning

Scientists Cloning More Animals Using Dolly the Sheep, May Lead to Human Cloning
Washington, DC | 7/27/16

Apparently clones of the same dead sheep from which Dolly was manufactured are in good health and aging normally. From the LiveScience story:

Chinese Scientists Look to Cure Lung Cancer With Genetic Engineering
Washington, DC | 7/25/16

There is a new tool in the biotechnology tool belt that may revolutionize the way medicine treats a host of diseases. It is called CRISPR-Cas9.

Scientists are Now Attempting to Figure Out How to Get Men Pregnant
Washington, DC | 6/20/16

As uterus transplants become a more realistic possibility, some doctors say they are receiving inquiries from male patients who identify as women

Scientists Creating Human-Pig Hybrids for Organ Transplants That Could Develop Into “Monsters”
Washington, DC | 6/7/16

Researchers in the U.S. are tinkering with a disturbing new experiment that mixes human and pig cells to produce a hybrid embryo, The Express

Scientists “Stunned” by How Adult Stem Cells Help Stroke Patients Regain Mobility
Washington, DC | 6/6/16

So, once again the damned-with-faint-praise adult stem cell field seems headed toward significant treatment breakthroughs. This time stroke.

Adult Stem Cells Provide Meaningful Recovery for Stroke Victims Dealing With Brain Damage
Washington, DC | 6/2/16

A study published in the journal Stroke “is creating significant buzz in the neuroscience community because the results appear to contradict

60-Year-Old Woman Wants to Use Her Deceased Daughter’s Eggs to Give Birth to her Grandchild
London, England | 5/27/16

A 60-year-old British woman is in the midst of a court battle over her late daughter's frozen eggs.

While the World Sleeps, Scientists are Moving at Full Speed Towards Human Cloning
Washington, DC | 5/18/16

As the world sleeps, scientists are moving forward full speed ahead to perfect human cloning.

Scientists are Conducting Experiments on Living Unborn Human Beings and Bragging About It
Washington, DC | 5/6/16

During the great embryonic stem cell research debate, promoters of an unlimited license to experiment promised that using nascent human life

Changing the Definition of “Death” Turns Human Beings Into Exploitable Commodities
Washington, DC | 5/5/16

Maintaining the concept of “death” as a biological, rather than sociological, event is one of the few remaining impediments to exploiting the