July 27, 2016

Brazil Asks Whether Zika Acts Alone to Cause Birth Defects

(Nature) – Government researchers in Brazil are set to explore the country’s peculiar distribution of Zika-linked microcephaly — babies born with abnormally small heads. Zika virus has spread throughout Brazil, but extremely high rates of microcephaly have been reported only … Read More

July 26, 2016

A New Issue of Taylor & Francis Online is Now Available

Taylor & Francis Online (Latest Articles) is now available by subscription only. Articles include: “Brain-Computer Interface-Based Control of Closed-Loop Brain Stimulation: Attitudes and Ethical Considerations” by Eran Klein, Sara Goering, Josh Gagne, Conor V. Shea, Rachel Franklin, Samuel Zorowitz, Darin … Read More

July 20, 2016

A New Edition of Bioethics Is Now Available

Bioethics (vol. 30, no. 6, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The Biodefense Field” by Emilio Mordini “Enhancing Beyond What Ought to be the Case – A Conceptual Clarification” by Raphael Van Riel “The Epistemology of Moral … Read More

July 18, 2016

Scientists to Treat Parkinson’s Disease with Brain Cell Transplants

(Medical Xpress) – EU scientists are researching an innovative treatment that grafts dopamine cells into the brains of patients with Parkinson’s Disease that could substantially improve their lives. TRANSEURO, an EU research project, has set itself the ambitious aim to … Read More

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