Chris Kaposy argues that Richard Dawkins is wrong about what it is like to live with Down syndrome. 847 more words
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The 2014-15 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar series kicks off with a discussion on 'Designing for Diffusion'
Designing for Diffusion and Ethical Considerations
Designing for Diffusion (D4D) means taking certain steps early in the process of innovation planning to heighten the likelihood of awareness, information seeking and advice seeking, trial adoption, and then effective implementation and sustained use of evidence-based practices, programs and policies. 217 more words
During the last month Australia and Thailand have had to confront the implications of a terrible medical dilemma, when news broke of ‘Baby Gammy’, the Downs syndrome twin left behind by an Australian couple who paid a Thai woman to carry their child. 894 more words
Google Inc. has embarked on what may be its most ambitious and difficult science project ever: a quest inside the human body.
Called Baseline Study, the project will collect anonymous genetic and molecular information from 175 people—and later thousands more—to create what the company hopes will be the fullest picture of what a healthy human being should be. 62 more words