May 19, 2016

In Search for Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal and Human

(Scientific American) – A handful of scientists around the United States are trying to do something that some people find disturbing: make embryos that are part human, part animal. The researchers hope these embryos, known as chimeras, could eventually help … Read More

May 18, 2016

A New Edition of Journal of Applied Philosophy Is Now Available

Journal of Applied Philosophy (vol. 33, no. 2, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Exploitation in International Paid Surrogacy Arrangements” by Stephen Wilkinson “Is There a Right to Surrogacy?” by Christine Straehle “Lessons from Law about Incomplete Commodification … Read More

May 17, 2016

A New Edition of American Journal of Law & Medicine Is Now Available

American Journal of Law & Medicine (vol. 42, no. 1, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Can Physicians Prescribe Opioids to Treat Pain Adequately While Avoiding Legal Sanction?” by Kelly K. … Read More

May 13, 2016

The Underbelly of Syria’s War: A Thriving Trade in Human Organs

(UPI) – The illegal trade in human organs has become widespread in Syria and neighboring countries, medical officials and victims say, with cross-border networks exploiting thousands of desperate Syrians. These networks purchase transplantable organs such as kidneys and corneas from … Read More

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