Stem Cells, Biotechnology, and Human Rights
- 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.
- A Proposal for Modernizing the Regulation of Human Biotechnologies. Furger, Franco; Fukuyama, Francis // Hastings Center Report;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p16
The article discusses a proposal for modernizing the regulation of human biotechnologies in the U.S. According to the authors, some lines of basic medical research could change the biological foundations of human reproduction. A new regulatory architecture is required which must be flexible and...
- If We Have It, Do We Use It? Gibbs, Nancy; Bjerklie, David; Mitchell, Emily; Nash, J. Madeleine; Thompson, Dick // Time;9/13/1999, Vol. 154 Issue 11, p59
Comments on the ethics of using technology to enhance or change children's intelligence. Uncertainty of the long-term impact of genetic engineering; The trend toward making people more alike; The question of why people would want to enhance memory.
- What's in a Name? Yesley, Michael // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p8
Comments on the draft declaration of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on bioethics as of March 2005. Motivation behind the changing of the declaration's title; Provisions that invoke social responsibility; Ways in which the declaration may advance...
- Dead Sperm Donors or World Hunger: Are Bioethicists Studying the Right Stuff? Murphy, Timothy F.; White, Gladys B. // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 2, following p48
Presents views on the focus of bioethicists. Concerns over posthumous retrieval and use of gametes; Importance of political advocacy in responding to natural disasters; Biomedical innovations that raise questions about human identity and relationships.
- 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.
- German parliament agrees on limits to bioethics inquiry. Schiermeier, Quirin; Hellerer, Ulrike // Nature;4/13/2000, Vol. 404 Issue 6779, p692
Reports on the decision of the German parliament on ethical and legal aspects of biomedicine. Decision to set up an all-parliamentary commission of inquiry; Reduction and streamlining of the inquiry panel's tasks; Efforts to work our recommendations for ethical assessment.
- In Brief. Parens, Erik; Doerflinger, Richard M. // Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p51
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.