Our Jeffrey Kahn regularly drops by WYPR to discuss bioethics with Midday host, Tom Hall. Link to listen now to Dr. Kahn’s most recent appearance and an archive of past appearances

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In JAMA Pediatrics, our Yoram Unguru highlights growing number of drug shortages as a public health crisis limiting physicians’ abilities to cure patients. He proposes establishing critical medicines list as one solution

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Explore the fascinating interdisciplinary world of bioethics in an interactive, intensive week-long summer institute. Leading bioethics faculty cover both theory and practical application

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Geneticists have begun using old bones to make sweeping claims about the distant past. But their revisions to the human story are making some scholars of prehistory uneasy

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Lou Ortenzio tells Beth Schwartzapfel, “I had no idea if I would get caught. It didn’t matter.”

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On the day after Thanksgiving 2018, Jennifer Doudna, whose research on bacterial immune systems led to the gene-editing technique known as CRISPR, received a startling email from the Chinese scientist He Jiankui. “Babies born,” read the subject line. (with comments from our Jeffrey Kahn)

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Scrolling through the GoFundMe website reveals seemingly an endless number of people who need help or community support. A common theme: the cost of health care

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But only because we can’t. Gene experts speculate that our worst gene-editing fears won’t come true because they are too complex for us to pull them off

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