Bioethics

 

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

SHOCK: Scientists Grow Human Embryos for 14 Days So They Can Conduct Experiments on Them
Washington, DC | 5/4/16

A shocking new report indicates scientists have found a way for human embryos to live outside the womb for 14 days, which is a record, so they

Company Gets Approval for Trial of New Drug That Could Reverse “Brain Death” in Patients
Washington, DC | 4/27/16

There is only one type of death but two means of declaring a person “dead.”

Bioethicist Predicts Parents Will Someday Discard Unborn Children Deemed of Lesser Genetic Value
Washington, DC | 4/4/16

The intellectual class drives our public policy discussions. Perhaps that is why there is such a push for eugenics in reproduction.