TITLE

In Brief

AUTHOR(S)
Parens, Erik; Doerflinger, Richard M.
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents 1999 update on bioethics. Information on the announcements of researchers from the John Hopkins University and the University of Wisconsin regarding human primordial stem cells; Speculations on the future for assisted suicide.
ACCESSION #
1626209

 

Related Articles

  • The Art of Bioethics. Chambers, Tod // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p3 

    Comments on the essay of Paul Lauritzen entitled "Stem Cells, Biotechnology, and Human Rights: Implications for a Posthuman Future." Concerns posed by stem cell research; Examples of performances done by body artists; Advantages of alternative perspectives on bioethics over traditional bioethics.

  • Stem Cells, Biotechnology, and Human Rights. Lauritzen, Paul // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p25 

    Argues that if stem cell interventions materialize along the lines described by their more avid proponents, it might upend our current ethical commitments, or at least undercut our commitment to them, in part because they might incline us to regard nature, including human nature, as having the...

  • The Example of Stem Cells.  // Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, pS12 

    The article focuses on the issuance of patents for stem cells. Two patents were issued in the U.S. to James A. Thomson for a purified preparation of primate embryonic stem cells, a purified preparation of human embryonic stem cells and a method for isolating each. Various concerns over the...

  • Voluntary Euthanasia and Physicianassisted Suicide: Should the WMA Drop its Opposition? Keown, John // World Medical Journal;Oct2016, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p103 

    The article outlines seven arguments to counter the opposition of the World Medical Association (WMA) in the decriminalisation of voluntary euthanasia (VE) and/or physician-assisted suicide (PAS). The arguments include respect for autonomy, compassion, legal hypocrisy, a right to suicide, public...

  • Getting Stem Cells Right. Condic, Maureen L. // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb2008, Issue 180, p10 

    The article reports on the ability of scientists to produce human stem cells for research without using human embryos. The author states that researchers in the United States and Japan have discovered a process where induced pluripotent stem cells (IPSCs), possessing similar generative...

  • Ethics and science in natural resource agencies. Mattson, David J. // BioScience;Nov96, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p767 

    Discusses the role of science in natural resources settings. Features of ethical scientific conduct; Scientists' problem of distinguishing ethical conduct and pursuing it; The politicalization and subversion of science; Barriers to ethical science; The problems of applied science; Culture...

  • Fragmented Ethics and "Bridge Bioethics". POTTER, VAN RENSSELAER // Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p38 

    Provides information on bridge bioethics. Basic traits of democratic ecological citizens; Discussion on ethics specialties and bridge bioethics; Key concept in bridge bioethics.

  • Online Publication of the Hastings Center Report. Kaebnick, Gregory // Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p2 

    Introduces a series of articles about bioethics.

  • Ethical tensions in technical consulting. Zemansky, Gilbert M. // BioScience;Nov96, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p779 

    Discusses the ethical tensions involved with technical consulting. Author's experience with unethical behaviors; Foundation of ethics; Definition of professional ethics; Statements of the Ecological Society of America code of ethics; Ethics as they pertain to the scientific method; Possible...

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics