Archive Bioethic news 2019

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A new window into macaque brain connections

AI to enhance cognitive performance?

Parents of Dead West Point Cadet Can Use His Sperm, Judge Rules

China set to introduce gene-editing regulation following CRISPR-baby furore

‘Depression gene’ research built on sand

Artificial intelligence tool vastly scales up Alzheimer's research

Alabama Lawmakers Vote to Effectively Ban Abortion in the State

San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Technology

Removing donor anonymity retrospectively in Victoria, Australia – two years on

Are ancestry DNA tests private? What you’re giving away with a tube of spit

How Should ECMO Initiation and Withdrawal Decisions Be Shared?

How Should One Live Everlasting Life?

How big data can be used for personal health

Teenager recovers from near death in world-first GM virus treatment

WiFi devices affect sperm, suggests study

Empathy in healthcare is finally making a comeback

How should we use genomic data in assisted reproduction?

The search for the kryptonite that can stop CRISPR

Experimental treatment could be 'game-changing' for genetic ALS

This chip was demoed at Jeff Bezos’s secretive tech conference. It could be key to the future of AI.


Gene-edited babies: What went wrong and what could go wrong

Only some people get one health benefit from social support

Researchers define Alzheimer's-like brain disorder

New type of dementia identified

Event Review: A public dialogue on genomic medicine

Fourth Interim Report on Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

The largest study involving transgender people is providing long-sought insights about their health

Brain signals translated into speech using artificial intelligence

New Turmoil Over Predicting the Effects of Genes

Inside the Quietly Lucrative Business of Donating Human Eggs

How to hide from the AI surveillance state with a color printout

Pharma Should Pay for Drugs That Don't Work

AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased?

Why Do Doctors Overtreat? For Many, It's What They're Trained To Do

Pig experiment challenges assumptions around brain damage in people

CRISPR Base Editors Are Often Off Base with RNA

Families hit by inherited diseases oppose ban on embryo editing

New Jersey law allows terminally ill to get life-ending meds

Researchers Want to Link Your Genes and Income—Should They?

'Three-person baby' born after world's first clinical trials of controversial technique

For anatomy labs in search of cadavers, assisted-dying law brings scheduled arrivals, and ethical complications

Chinese scientists have put human brain genes in monkeys—and yes, they may be smarter

The Challenge of Going Off Psychiatric Drugs

New York attorney general sues stem cell clinic

Artificial intelligence learns to identify good embryos for IVF

Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI | Digital Single Market

Disagreements in the care of critically ill children

How Well Can a Genetic Test Predict Your Future Health?

FDA developing new rules for artificial intelligence in medicine

Italian IVF clinic violated woman's human rights by forcing pregnancy


Researchers Analyze Epigenetic Signatures to Diagnose Rare Diseases

Altruistic organ donation should be introduced in Ireland, charity says

Computer vision technology could aid ICU care by spotting movement

Human Genomics Research Has A Diversity Problem

WHO Panel Calls For a Registry of Gene-Editing Research in Humans

WHO expert panel paves way for strong international governance on human genome editing

How Europe can lead the AI revolution

Opt-out organ donation: Max and Keira\'s Bill passed into law

Adopt a moratorium on heritable genome editing

Delivering Bad News Via Robot: Is technology, protocol, or grief the real issue? |

Commercial genomics inquiry launched

Spider silk could be used as robotic muscle


The Cybersecurity 202: Your phone could soon recognize you based on how you move or walk

Ethical concerns raised over move to presumed consent for organ donation

Medical-record software companies are selling your health data

China’s CRISPR twins might have had their brains inadvertently enhanced

DNA Gets a New — and Bigger — Genetic Alphabet

A Mother Learns the Identity of Her Child’s Grandmother. A Sperm Bank Threatens to Sue.

German Health Minister blocks suicide aid to terminally ill: report

FDA warns against young-blood transfusions for aging, Alzheimer\'s

Judge calls for law review after trans man gives birth

BioEdge: Embryo profiling could be a short-cut to ‘designer babies’

The NHS should run a mile from the genome sequencing goldrush

Should Big Tech Own Our Personal Data?

AI ethics: Time to move beyond a list of principles

Human enhancement: Is it good for society?

Profiling embryos to choose those with higher IQs is almost a reality

A.I. Shows Promise Assisting Physicians

Preparing the healthcare workforce to deliver the digital future

A country’s ambitious plan to teach anyone the basics of AI

Brain scans uncover a key sign of consciousness

Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

FamilyTreeDNA Admits to Sharing Genetic Data With F.B.I.

This Man Is Suing His Parents for Giving Birth to Him

Organ donation euthanasia is gaining traction


Scientists train AI to turn brain signals into speech

Cancerpatienter betalar dyr immunterapi ur egen ficka

Top transplant surgeon calls for change to organ donation law NOW to save lives

NHS to sell patients genetic tests showing risk of killer diseases such as cancer and dementia

CRISPR crisis: China wants to protect its genetic engineering reputation

After ‘CRISPR babies,’ international medical leaders aim to tighten genome editing guidelines

Alcohol-Linked Disease Overtakes Hep C As Top Reason For Liver Transplant

Is It Ethical for Alcoholics to Get Liver Transplants?

Largest US twin study probes whether nature or nurture makes us sick

Suicide risk quadruples for people with cancer, Penn State study finds

Bioethicists call for oversight of consumer 'neurotechnologies' with unproven benefits

Death on demand: has euthanasia gone too far?

What does 'dead' mean?

Baby DNA tests raise as many questions as answers