In an effort to fight discrimination, Germany has become the first country in Europe to pass a law allowing parents to select a third gender option, neither male nor female.

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Our Debra Mathews on a podcast examining the ethical challenges of using lab-made sperm and egg cells in fertility treatments.

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Physicians on Twitter

August 21, 2013

The Berman Institute hosted a twitter chat surrounding a recent article published in JAMA about the online identity crisis physicians face when using social media. Here are some excerpts from that conversation.

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The Berman Institute will work with Hopkins colleagues on a four-year project to improve local response capacity to infectious disease events, funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

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The food security bill is an attempt to alleviate undernutrition and malnutrition through a variety of programs and entitlements

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Our director Ruth Faden on the recent agreement between the NIH and the Lacks family

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Our Ruth Faden discusses the NIH’s recent agreement with the Lacks family on Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast

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Op-Ed: Just Another Rule

August 9, 2013

Our Ishan Dasgupta on Alex Rodriguez, PEDs, and why we need to rethink doping in sport.

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