February 4, 2016

A New Edition of The Journal of the American Medical Association Is Now Available

The Journal of the American Medical Association (vol. 315, no. 5, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Dietary Guidelines for Americans” by Karen B. DeSalvo, Richard Olson, and Kellie O. Casavale “Academic Health Systems’ Third Curve: Population Health … Read More

February 2, 2016

A New Edition of Journal of Law and the Biosciences Is Now Available

Journal of Law and the Biosciences (vol. 2, no. 3, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Neuroscience and Behavioral Genetics in US Criminal Law: An Empirical Analysis” by Nita A. Farahany “Dolly and Alice” by Dan L. Burk “Marginally … Read More

February 1, 2016

UK Scientists Gain Licence to Edit Genes in Human Embryos

(Nature) – Scientists in London have been granted permission to edit the genomes of human embryos for research, UK fertility regulators announced. The 1 February approval by the UK Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) represents the world’s first endorsement of such … Read More

February 1, 2016

From Rubella to Zika: Pregnancy, Disability, Abortion and the Spectre of an Epidemic

(The Guardian) – As historian Ilana Löwy has recently written, a crucial factor unites those Rubella experiences with the experiences of women in contemporary Brazil faced with Zika – access to abortion. Through the 1950s and most of the ’60s, abortion … Read More

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