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Vaccine guilt is good – as long it doesn’t stop you...

Elizabeth Lanphier, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Over 100 million Americans have now received at least one dose...

How a scientist says he made a gene-edited baby – and...

George Seidel, Colorado State University On Nov. 28, He Jiankui claimed to a packed conference room at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing...

Rogue science strikes again: The case of the first gene-edited babies

G. Owen Schaefer, National University of Singapore The idea of scientists tinkering with the genes of babies was once the provenance of science fiction, but...

Rights of the dead and the living clash when scientists extract...

Chip Colwell, University of Colorado Denver The remains of a 6-inch long mummy from Chile are not those of a space alien, according to recently...

It’s not my fault, my brain implant made me do it

Laura Y. Cabrera, Michigan State University and Jennifer Carter-Johnson, Michigan State University Mr. B loves Johnny Cash, except when he doesn’t. Mr. X has watched...

An ethical dilemma for doctors: When is it OK to prescribe...

Travis N. Rieder, Johns Hopkins University America’s opioid crisis is getting worse. The role of prescription opioids has both the medical establishment and the government...

Defining dual-use research: When scientific advances can both help and hurt...

Nicholas G. Evans, University of Massachusetts Lowell and Aerin Commins, University of Massachusetts Lowell Scientific research can change our lives for the better, but it...

Is it time for a presidential technoethics commission?

Daniel N. Rockmore, Dartmouth College A recent New York Times article highlighted the growing integration of technologies and textiles, displaying a photograph of a delicate...

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Why do older people heal more slowly?

Matthew Steinhauser, University of Pittsburgh I recently visited an 83-year-old patient in the hospital after EMTs rushed her to the ER with an infected leg...