April 13, 2016

A New Edition of Journal of Bioethical Inquiry Is Now Available

Journal of Bioethical Inquiry (vol. 13, no. 1, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The Trojan Citation and the ‘Accidental’ Plagarist” by David Shaw “A Not-So-Gentle Refutation of the Defence of Homeopathy” by Jakub Zawila-Niedzwiecki and Jacek Olender … Read More

April 12, 2016

Frightening Images Show the Insidious Way Zika Appears to Attack Babies’ Brains

(The Washington Post) – In one of the first studies that sheds light on exactly how Zika attacks, researcher Patricia Garcez of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro took human neural stem cells and infected them with virus taken from a Brazilian patient. Neural stem cells — … Read More

April 7, 2016

WHO: Zika Causes Microcephaly and Guillain-Barre Syndrome

(CNN) – The World Health Organization says the mosquito-borne Zika virus causes microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome. “Based on a growing body of preliminary research, there is scientific consensus that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome,” the World … Read More

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