Tag: ethics

Stem Cell Debate

The embryonic research lobby would like you to think that every scientist thinks that embryonic stem cell research and cloning is critical to curing diseases. Think again: Do No Harm, named after the first line of the traditional Hippocratic oath (that is, the oath that still has the prohibition against abortion), has great stuff on …

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Blog Ethics

The following articles present blogs as something more than a fad, more than leisure-time rambling. Blogs can be a powerful tool. They offer a chance to bypass traditional media. I have often heard that professional journalism is unbiased. Bullfeathers. If you've never read a liberally-slanted newspaper, watched a conservative news report, or listened to reactionary …

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Disposable Babies

The Dolly scientists aren't content with an arthritic cloned sheep. They now want permission to clone human embryonic cells. One of these days, I'll update this site with links to information about the bioethical considerations of stem cell and cloning research, as well as what hasn't gone quite right with Dolly. Dolly the Sheep Scientists …

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