In their new paper, Glenn Cohen and Sara Gerke discuss the ethical challenges of ingestible electronics sensors (IESs; also called “smart pills”) and examine the legal regulation of such sensors in the United States and Europe

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A giant data store quietly being built in India could free vast swathes of science for computer analysis — but is it legal?

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Dozens of databases of people’s faces are being compiled without their knowledge by companies and researchers, with many of the images then being shared around the world, in what has become a vast ecosystem fueling the spread of facial recognition technology

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When patients turn to crowdfunding for medical costs, whoever has the most heartrending story wins

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The goal is to create the continent’s first cross-disciplinary guidelines for collecting, storing and sharing data and specimens

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Researchers have analysed anonymized phone records of tens of millions of people in low-income countries. Critics question whether the benefits outweigh the risks

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As regulatory professionals tasked with protecting research subjects, it’s important to understand the unique risks and benefits of social media use for research

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Getting to Know You

May 15, 2019

The power direct-to-consumer giants have to understanding our genetics

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