November 14, 2016

Disgraced Stem-Cell Entrepreneur Under Fresh Investigation

(Nature) – Public prosecutors in Turin, Italy, are investigating whether disgraced stem-cell entrepreneur Davide Vannoni — convicted on criminal charges last year for administering unproven stem-cell therapies in Italy — is offering his treatments again, this time in eastern Europe. In March 2015, Vannoni … Read More

November 14, 2016

Embryonic Stem Cells and Fetal Tissue Researcher–Will Trump Intervene?

(Science) – Of all the materials valued in biomedical research, embryonic stem (ES) cells and fetal tissue have gotten disproportionate attention from politicians. Because creating ES cell lines initially requires destroying a human embryo, President George W. Bush tightly restricted … Read More

November 5, 2016

A New Edition of Science and Engineering Ethics Is Now Available

Science and Engineering Ethics (vol. 22, no. 5, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Defining Nano, Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine: Why Should It Matter?” by Priya Satalkar, Bernice Simone Elger, and David M. Shaw “Some Ethical Concerns About Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells” by … Read More

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