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CGS Statement on the Introduction of the Senate...

On July 15, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Jack Reed (D-RI) introduced a bipartisan resolution calling for the creation of international ethical standards for...

September 9-11 HDCA Annual Conference

The 2019 HDCA (Human Development  & Capability Association) conference will be hosted by University College London (UCL), in partnership with The School of Oriental and African Studies...

September 29 : Utopias for Our Times

International conference marking the 500th anniversary of the publication of Thomas More's Utopia and the 25th anniversary of the Chaire Hoover, jointly organized by KU Leuven's Metaforum and the...

Pursue Public Engagement, but Don’t Expect ‘Broad...

A prominent group of scientists, bioethicists, and other specialists from around the world recently called for a global moratorium on clinical uses of human germline editing—“changing...

Introduction to the Special Issue in Celebration of...

Journal of Human Development and Capabilities Volume 20, 2019 That Amartya Sen had a seminal and profound influence on the human development paradigm and the capability approach hardly needs...

Basic ethical pinciples in bioethics and biolaw

Basic Ethical Principles in Bioethics and Biolaw is orientated towards clarifying the conceptual basis for the ethical and legal measures which direct the development and use of biotechnologies in...

Recherche clinique : accès aux participants potentiels....

Comité d’éthique de l’Inserm. Groupe "Recherche avec accès direct aux patients" Contributeurs principaux : François Eisinger, François Hirsch, Bernard Baertschi, Mylène Botbol,...

Gilbert Hottois, mort d'un philosophe des techno-sciences

C’est un philosophe notable qui vient a disparu samedi, dont on peut deviner l’importance si simplement songe qu’on lui doit le néologisme de «technosciences» aujourd’hui employé par...

Civil society statement to the organizers of the...

The undersigned individuals and organizations wish to express our dismay and outrage at He Jiankui’s claims of creating genetically engineered babies. Though these claims are unverified,...

Why were scientists silent over gene-edited babies?

Millions were shocked to learn of the birth of gene-edited babies last year, but apparently several scientists were already in the know. Chinese researcher He Jiankui had spoken with them about...