May Archive


30 May 2015 | Link
tags: CRISPR, eugenics
International conference planned for autumn.

30 May 2015 | Link
tags: animal rights, Peter Singer, speciesism

30 May 2015 | Link
tags: new frontiers, surrogacy, surrogacy law
Wendy Reid wanted to bring happiness to another couple. But everything went wrong.

30 May 2015 | Link
tags: research ethics, Thalidomide

30 May 2015 | Link
tags: frozen embryos, IVF
Nick Loeb tries a new approach to unfreeze embryos.

Xavier Symons | 30 May 2015 | Link
tags: Australia, Catholic bioethics, IVF, review
Kylie Trounsen's the Waiting Room is a thoughtful exploration of the emotional and moral complexities of IVF.

Xavier Symons | 30 May 2015 | Link
tags: future-transhumanism-ism-ism, futurism, human enhancement, religion, transhumanism
A Jewish technohistorian believes that human beings are destined to become gods, and soon.

Xavier Symons | 30 May 2015 | Link
tags: abortion, commercialization, commodification of babies, Germain Greer, IVF
In a recent speech, feminist Germain Greer stridently attacked the IVF industry.

Xavier Symons | 30 May 2015 | Link
tags: assisted suicide, Dignitas, euthanasia, fear, UK
Yet another UK national has travelled to Switzerland to receive assisted suicide.

Xavier Symons | 30 May 2015 | Link
tags: Germany, IVF, new frontiers
A 65-year-old German woman with 13 children has given birth to quadruplets.

23 May 2015 | Link
tags: PGD, referendum, Switzerland
If the constitution is altered, it will be possible to perform PGD.

23 May 2015 | Link
tags: clinical ethics, scientific misconduct, stem cell research
Italian celebrity surgeon Paolo Macchiarini created artificial windpipes with cadaver-derived scaffolding and stem cells

23 May 2015 | Link
tags: end-of-life care, euthanasia, India, minimal consciousness

23 May 2015 | Link
tags: Down syndrome, genetic testing
Questions about “a ‘corporate arms race’ to develop prenatal tests for Down syndrome

Xavier Symons | 23 May 2015 | Link
tags: euthanasia, existential suffering, hospitals, public policy, UK
The fear of a miserable death in a hospital bed rather than at home is driving public support for mercy-killing law in the UK.



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