Billboards and Breeding

April 26, 2017

Our Travis Rieder joins the Species Barrier Podcast hosts to discuss the question “should we be having children in the age of climate change?”

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Doctors Must Do More

January 10, 2017

After his harrowing opioid experience, Hopkins bioethicist Travis Rieder says doctors must do more to help patients through withdrawal

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Q&A: Composer, Prof. Judah Adashi grapples with the ethical responsibility of artists within their sociopolitical context, and the ethics of solitary confinement and mass incarceration of African Americans

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Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Faculty and others respond to the recent executive order, US refugee resettlement and policy, and related public health and bioethics concerns.

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A group of researchers in Germany and Sweden recruited 39 competitive male chess players, who had an average IQ of 127 and an average chess Elo rating of about 1700 (an above-average rating in the system used to determine serious players’ skill level). They divided the group to test their performance after consuming either 200 mg of modafinil, 20 mg of ritalin, 200 mg of caffeine, or a placebo.

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Our Nancy Kass responds to reports that the CDC this week forbid the agency from using the words diversity, transgender, vulnerable, fetus, entitlement, evidence-based, or science-based in certain communications

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Watch now (video). Diverse and innovative projects led by investigators from across the Johns Hopkins University explore contemporary ethical issues, from climate change to social justice.

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A Q&A with Becky McLaren about her work on our Timor-Leste Strategic Review Project

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