Ethics News Category

Temperatures Impact and Climate Change Affecting Nesting of Sea Turtles

It seems as though today concern for the environment is again in the media and for good reason. Seems that not only are our seas damaged, not beyond repair, and sea animals at jeopardy of vanishing, but the very oceans themselves are increasingly becoming dumping grounds for plastic products of all varieties. In the news […]

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Art Caplan on Trump’s Doctor

Hello Ethics Nutters, An interesting interview with Art Caplan on the most recent Trump scandal involving his former Doctor. Interesting to hear what he has to say. Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBJuFFo3hKw&t=216s&index=1&list=FLSrpD4fhC5a9QMxo3hP9lXg Andrew

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Cloning in the News

Hello Ethics Nutters, Another step towards being able to successfully clone humans was made last week. In China, scientists were able to clone macaque monkeys to improve biomedical research. To read more about the news without the media spin check out bioethics.net (http://www.bioethics.net/2018/01/monkey-see-human-do-cloning-macaque-monkeys-with-fetal-cells/) To read the actual article that will be published in the February […]

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Eliminating Illness

Hello Ethic Nutters, As some may be aware as covered in the news (http://www.bbc.com/news/health-40802147?ocid=socialflow_facebook&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=facebook) scientists are taking increasingly important steps towards eradicating inheritable diseases. Should we be worried though that one day traits like baldness, shortness, albinism etc. will also be eradicated as what is defined as a healthy human becomes increasingly sculptured? Although it may, […]

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