August 5, 2016

A New Edition of NanoEthics Is Now Available

NanoEthics (vol. 10, no. 2, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Informed Consent in Asymmetrical Relationships: An Investigation into Relational Factors that Influence Room for Reflection” by Shannon Lydia Spruit, Ibo van de Poel, and Neelke Doorn “CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing – New and … Read More

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 13, 2016

A New Edition of NanoEthics Is Now Available

NanoEthics (vol. 10, no. 1, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Broadening Discourse on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)” by Christopher Coenen “Laboratory Safety and Nanotechnology Workers: An Analysis of Current Guidelines in the USA” by Jeong Joo … Read More

May 9, 2016

Rapid, Low-Cost Detection of Zika Virus Using Paper-Based Synthetic Gene Networks

(Science Daily) – University of Toronto Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Keith Pardee and an international team of collaborators, including scientists from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University, have developed a low-cost, easy-to-use diagnostic platform for detecting the Zika virus. Using … Read More

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