NDs and MDs are both concerned for the public's health and patient autonomy, but is formally distinguishing NDs from unlicensed practitioners an advancement of, or a hindrance to, those goals?
Sensationalism of budding science and developing technology is only becoming more exaggerated. And CRISPR is no exception.
A recent case highlights the conflict between paternalism and autonomy in the medical field. In what sense might one's decision to pursue an experimental treatment not be one's own?
The recent SpaceIL mishap prompts reflection on the unregulated nature of space. Why should we be concerned?
A California law aims to address implicit bias, but recent research suggests that current training has little ability to change behavior.
Developing human/non-human embryos for research and organ transplant raises tough questions about the value of human life and the politics of species taxonomy.
Research involving animal embryos that have human cells requires us to revisit our standards regarding moral status.
Research with cellularly revived brain tissues raises all sorts of questions about the nature of consciousness, the definition of pain, and the ethical boundaries of scientific research.
HBO's miniseries offers a new opportunity to revisit an age-old debate: Should we keep value judgments out of science? Can we?
Much has been made of the US's intention to return to the moon. What did Apollo 11 mean then and what might another voyage mean now?