October 20, 2014

Italian Nurse Daniela Poggiali Is Accused of Killing ‘Up to 38 Patients Because She Found Them Annoying’

(The Independent) – Dozens of suspicious deaths in a hospital in northern Italy may have been the work of a suspected “killer” nurse with a grudge against “annoying patients with pushy relatives,” claim investigators. Daniela Poggiali, 42, was arrested at … Read More

October 13, 2014

Grappling with the Angry-Making History of Human Subjects Research, Because We Need To.

(Scientific American) – Teaching about the history of scientific research with human subjects bums me out. Indeed, I get fairly regular indications from students in my “Ethics in Science” course that reading about and discussing the Nazi medical experiments and … Read More

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