Our staff of interdisciplinary ethicists have selected some latest biomedical and technological advances with ethical implications we share with our subscribers
Bioethicists and parents argue for a change in NHS protocols and childcare law in the UK
"Best interest" or "independent significant harm test" A paper in the British Medical Journal has called for ‘new solutions’ to disputes between parents and doctors on medical care, in the wake of the Alfie Evans case. So that they do not leave or so that they do not enter... Two bioethicists have argued there are “strong ethical arguments” for changing the …
Criminals could alter their DNA to evade justice with new genetic editing kit
The kit could be bought by Internet for 150 Euros A revolutionary genetic editing technique designed to repair faulty DNA could be used by criminals to evade justice Criminals using a kit available from chemists can manipulate their own DNA to avoid detection on police databases, leading experts have warned. The controversial Genetic editing kit The revolutionary kits are being developed... Read more.
Western Governments should include gender-critical scientific studies when covering the “gender identity” issue.
We support this initiative because of many Governments of western countries are imposing a particular ideology in education and healthcare without scientific basis... Read more.
After a person’s heart stops, the cellular activity and brain waves may continue
“Within about 3 minutes,” lead author Jens Dreier, a professor at the Center for Stroke Research Berlin, wrote to Newsweek in an email, “the brain’s fuel reserves have become depleted.” When that happens, the mechanisms that brain cells use to keep ions separated, something that’s necessary for them to function at all, starts to fail. That creates what is sometimes called a “brain tsunami,” said … Read more.
French Supreme Court ban the assignment of "neutral gender" as sex civil identification
"The distinction between male and female is a cornerstone of the social and legal organization" determined by Supreme Court The French Supreme Court, the highest state judicial authority in France, has overturned the assignment of “neutral gender" to a citizen. The text of the ruling states that accepting it “would have profound repercussions on rules of French law” (see HERE). …
Are killer robots stars of a new global arms race?
Countries spending billions on ‘third revolution in warfare’ and UN debates regulation of AI-powered weapons. The US is currently working on the prototype for a tail-less, unmanned X-47B aircraft, which will be able to land and take off in extreme weather conditions and refuel in mid-air. The country has also completed testing of an autonomous anti-submarine vessel, Sea Hunter, that can stay …
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