Bioethics

 

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.

Scientists Create Human-Pig Hybrids for Organ Transplants That Could Develop Into “Monsters”
Washington, DC | 1/27/17

Scientists announced this week that they successfully created the first human-pig hybrid, a living pig embryo with some human characteristics.

Woman Gives Birth to Three-Parent Baby After Her DNA Was Combined With Two Other People
Washington, DC | 1/19/17

A child conceived using a controversial three-parent embryo technique was born on Jan. 5 in the Ukraine, the Daily Mail reports.

Scientists: New Fertility Technique “Raises Spectre of Embryo Farming on Unimaginable Scale”
London, England | 1/12/17

A new fertility procedure that could allow sperm and eggs to be made from people's skin may lead to "embryo farming" on a massive scale and drive

Donald Trump Must Reverse Obama’s Order Forcing Taxpayers to Fund Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Washington, DC | 1/2/17

President-elect Donald Trump reassured pro-lifers multiple times that he will sign a bill to defund the nation's largest abortion chain, Planned

Cells From Cancer Victim’s Own Body Help Man Fight Deadly Brain Cancer
Washington, DC | 12/30/16

Paging through the many posts I receive daily about stem cells, I ran across a story that was published by the Associated Press earlier this

Shocking Report Shows IVF Clinic Fertilized 26 Women With the Wrong Sperm Cells
Washington, DC | 12/28/16

A Dutch fertility clinic made a huge mistake that may have affected 26 families and their children.

Over 60,000 People Every Year Get Adult Stem Cell Treatments, Embryonic Cells Help No One
Washington, DC | 12/9/16

We are now just a little more than two weeks away from Christmas when Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus and reflected on the wonder of