Archive Bioethic news 2018

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November

Genome editing in humans could become both ethical and prudent if properly regulated

The era of human gene-editing may have begun. Why that is worrying

The ethical considerations of face transplants

The legal framework around gene-editing babies is murky at best

A Reckless and Needless Use of Gene Editing on Human Embryos

Fresh urgency in mapping out ethics of brain organoid research

Nuffield Council explores ethics of experimental treatments

US proposal for defining gender has no basis in science

My New Vagina Won’t Make Me Happy

How Do Wishes Granted To Very Sick Kids Affect Their Health?

Belgian first: doctors to stand trial for violating euthanasia law

AP Exclusive: First gene-edited babies claimed in China

The Ethical Quandary of Human Infection Studies

Big pharma leaves big gaps: drugmakers urged to do more for poor

‘The right time to die’: Canada’s law allowing physician-assisted suicide faces criticism over restrictions

Biologists create the most lifelike artificial cells yet

Super-smart designer babies could be on offer soon. But is that ethical?

Genetic test to screen embryos for low intelligence developed in US

From Gene Editing to AI. How Will Technology Transform Humanity?

Reprogrammed Stem Cells Implanted into Patient with Parkinson's Disease

Lab-grown ‘mini brains’ produce electrical patterns that resemble those of premature babies

A new test can predict IVF embryos' risk of having a low IQ

A Search For New Ways To Pay For Drugs That Cost A Mint

AI and the NHS: How artificial intelligence will change everything for patients and doctors

How Facebook and Twitter could be the next disruptive force in clinical trials

A new frontier for drug ads: patient 'influencers' on social media

First patient receives stem cell transplant in Parkinson's trial

Editing nature: A call for careful oversight of environmental gene editing: Interdisciplinary team urges creation of coordinating global body

The cause of half of all developmental disorders is a genetic mystery

Canadian doctors grapple with how to approach assisted dying for young patients

How biologists are creating life-like cells from scratch

Dutch to prosecute doctor for euthanasia on woman with dementia

Ethical Robotics

Apple's Heart Study Is the Biggest Ever, But With a Catch

How machine learning may help in the hunt for the source of mysterious viruses

It’s dangerous to think virtual reality is an empathy machine

Hackers will soon be able to manipulate people's memory through brain implants, researchers warn

A leading genetic expert tackles the nature vs. nurture debate

What a massive database of retracted papers reveals about science publishing’s ‘death penalty’

Unpublished medical research 'a threat to public health'