Would You “Donate” Your Kidney for $1,000?<br><span class='date_feature'>March 16, 2017</span><br><div style='margin-top:69px; font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:geogria, sans-serif;'><a href='http://bioethicsbulletin.org/archive/would-you-donate-your-kidney-for-1000'style='font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:Geogria, serif;'>Read More</a><div> An Emerging Public Health Crisis<br><span class='date_feature'>March 10, 2017</span><br><div style='margin-top:69px; font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:geogria, sans-serif;'><a href='http://bioethicsbulletin.org/archive/an-emerging-public-health-crisis'style='font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:Geogria, serif;'>Read More</a><div> Social Justice<br><span class='date_feature'>March 8, 2017</span><br><div style='margin-top:69px; font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:geogria, sans-serif;'><a href='http://bioethicsbulletin.org/archive/profs-talk-social-justice'style='font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:Geogria, serif;'>Read More</a><div> Last Words<br><span class='date_feature'>March 1, 2017</span><br><div style='margin-top:69px; font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:geogria, sans-serif;'><a href='http://bioethicsbulletin.org/archive/last-words'style='font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:Geogria, serif;'>Read More</a><div>

Should a Human-Pig Chimera Be Treated As a Person?

March 24, 2017

Julian Savulescu writes, “Scientists in the United States are creating so-called “human-pig chimeras” which will be capable of growing the much-needed organs. These chimeras are animals that combine human and pig characteristics. They are like mules that will provide organs that can be transplanted into humans.”

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The US Can’t Really Know If Farmers Are Cutting Back On Antibiotics, GAO Says

March 24, 2017

When the FDA created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report, released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for

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Protein Hints at a Fountain of Youth in Blood

March 24, 2017

It’s another tantalizing finding in an area of anti-aging research that has had mixed results

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The Findings of Medical Research Are Disseminated Too Slowly

March 24, 2017

That is about to change. On January 1st, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation brought into force a policy, foreshadowed two years earlier, that research it supports must, when published, be freely available to all. On March 23rd it followed this up by announcing that it will pay the cost of putting such research in one particular repository of freely available papers

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