May 26, 2016

What Does It Mean for Researchers, Journalists and the Public When Secrecy Surrounds Science?

(The Conversation) – Researchers must rely on journalists for their communication skills and the audience they reach. And journalists will play a crucial role in facilitating the ethical discussion around synthetic biology – one whose stakeholders include scientists as well … Read More

May 25, 2016

A New Edition of Nursing Ethics Is Now Available

Nursing Ethics (vol. 23, no. 3, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The ‘Good’ Professional Regulator: Superhero or Adversary?” by Ann Gallagher “Coercion in Nursing Homes: Perspectives of Patients and Relatives” by Elisabeth Gjerberg, et al. “Nurses’ Perceptions … Read More

May 24, 2016

A New Edition of Bioethics Is Now Available

Bioethics (vol. 30, no. 5, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The Viable Violinist” by Michael Hawking “Medical Researchers’ Ancillary Care Obligations: The Relationship-Based Approach” by Nate W. Olson “Integrative Bioethics: A Conceptually Inconsistent Project” by Viktor … Read More

May 24, 2016

A New Edition of The New England Journal of Medicine Is Now Available

The New England Journal of Medicine (vol. 374, no. 19, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “From Patient to Patient—Sharing the Data from Clinical Trials” by C.J. Haug “Data Sharing and Inductive Learning—Toward Healthy Birth, Growth, and Development” … Read More

May 23, 2016

Scientists Are Just as Confused about the Ethics of Big-Data Research as You

(Wired) – When a rogue researcher last week released 70,000 OkCupid profiles, complete with usernames and sexual preferences, people were pissed. When Facebook researchers manipulated how stories appear in News Feeds for a mood contagion study in 20141, people were … Read More

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