A couple weeks ago I visited my grandmother in Japan. As I was walking through the city I came across a natural herbalist store. I didn’t have time to actually go inside but I was able to take some pictures of the place. 373 more words
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That Planned Parenthood Video, the Need for Honesty, and the Ethics of Using Tissue from Aborted Fetuses for Research
My latest article on MercatorNet looks at the fairly horrific revelations regarding the collusion between abortion provider Planned Parenthood and big biotech:
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Regardless of the legality of the process, donation of aborted foetal tissue for research purposes is not new.
Is home-brew heroin really just a beer away? Reflections on regulation of yeast-based production of opiates.
Tania Bubela discusses the dangers of and need for regulating the production of yeast-based opiates. 686 more words
Call for papers 'Bioethics' guest-edited by Annette Rid and Seema Shah: The Social Value of Research: Conflicts between science, society, and individuals
On Thursday, I attended a really interesting research ethics event, organised by BCU’s Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences (HELS), but hosted at Parkside. There was certainly a focus on health and psychology, and the keynote speaker – Sarah Edwards, UCL – reflecting on current concerns in research ethics, referred to examples drawn from NHS ethics framework. 684 more words