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Save the date 21 May 2015: Religion & Bioethics Reading Group - Jewish Approaches to Bioethics

We are reconvening with the BESJ Reading Group on Thursday May 21st at 4 pm in room 3.1.1, East Wing, King’s Building.

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Bioethics

Mark your diary: Edward Dove "Tissue, biomedical research and consent: relational autonomy or the autonomy of relations"

We are delighted to announce a talk by Edward Dove, on Tissue, biomedical research and consent: relational autonomy or the autonomy of relations, to be held on… 391 more words

Bioethics

Is the human germline off limits?

By: Thomas Calder, Ph.D.

A new genetic engineering technology, known as CRISPR-Cas9, is allowing scientists to edit the human genome faster and easier than ever thought possible. 1,034 more words

Essays

Special Collection: Philosophy of Ethics in Health Care—Read Select Articles Free

Nurses, doctors, and physicians, our every-day heroes of the the medical profession, grapple with the delicate balance of philosophy and ethics as a practitioner.  To them, the philosophical debates of medical ethics is actualized throughout their jobs on an actionable level.  192 more words

Philosophy

"ONE OF US" castigates European Commission: "Your stance is self-defeating"

In the lawsuit through which they are challenging the European Commission’s inadequate reply to their successful initiative, the Organizers’ Committee of the European citizens’ initiative (ECI) “ONE OF US” 537 more words

European Parliament

Germ-line gene editing: Time for a new Asilomar? New op-ed by Dr Silvia Camporesi in the Huffington Post

From Dr Silvia Camporesi’ s op-ed in the Huffington Post Blog:

“Scientists have been calling for a “voluntary moratorium” to pause and reflect on the technique of germ-line gene editing “until more research is done.” References to the 1975 Asilomar conference as an exemplar of good and responsible scientific practice are ubiquitous.

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Bioethics

Pro-Life Movement Parallels Animal Rights Movement

For whatever reason, whenever I walk by Planned Parenthood there always seems to be a pro-lifer and a random passerby having an impassioned discussion about being pro-life and vegetarian. 290 more words

Abortion