Autopsies and exhumations: what are our duties to the dead?
We often define the moral community on the basis of whether a being is self-aware or not. But what happens when our scientific conceptions of consciousness change?
Pinterest quietly removed anti-vaccination content from the site, making both 'anti-vax' and 'vaccine' unsearchable. Was this the right thing to do?
Is the western understanding of mental health and mental illness necessarily the best understanding?
Cloning Neanderthals could be a scientific possibility. But just because it might be possible doesn't mean it's a good, morally sound idea.
Animal testing is controversial, and it's because of questions ranging from consent to suffering to the 'greater good.'
Science is becoming more partisan; public opinion is divided on scientific facts. How did we get here, and what can we do?
Gene editing is controversial for many reasons, but it's especially thorny when it comes to issues such as selective abortion, disease, and disability.
We've been taught from a young age to wash our hands frequently and use powerful disinfectants to clean our homes. But how clean is too clean?
In November, Utah voters made medical marijuana legal with a ballot measure. However, legislation is already underway to restrict it.