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Bioethics

Should death by organ donation be allowed?

An intensive care unit doctor wrestles with the collision between the worlds of transplantation and euthanasia.

Robots are coming: Time to consider the ethical dimensions

Can they care for the elderly as the population ages and caregivers are lacking?

Scientists call for global moratorium on “designer babies”

Technology that could "enhance" certain human traits such as intelligence or height "could have permanent and possibly harmful effects on the species," said the group.

Ethicists alarmed after Chinese scientist claims first gene-edited babies

There is need for more guidance of use of CRISPR technique, say experts.

Chinese scientist announces birth of first humans whose genes have been edited

US-educated He Jiankui says baby girls will be immune from father's HIV, thanks to gene-editing tool

Great Britain: Another step towards genetic editing of human embryos

According to the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, it's not "morally unacceptable" to alter human DNA

Why there’s still time to stop euthanasia

So many different types of groups oppose this trend. And there's plenty to learn from the countries that have already caved.

Not everything technically possible is ethical, pope emphasizes

Says that science, like any activity, must respect certain limits

Director of Vatican’s pediatric hospital met with Alfie Evan’s parents

As Italian government grants the child citizenship, and pope sends another tweet, disconnection from respirators delayed again, at least for today.

Women need training in bioethics, says female Vatican official

Undersecretary of the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life reflects on how her new job is shaping up.

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