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?
In the debate over vaccination abstention, the right to refuse medical treatment and the right to bodily integrity are in conflict with concerns of justice and public health. How can we make headway in the deadlock?
Recent experiments have put pressure on the divisions we draw between human and animals. What does it take to be a right-bearing entity?