Subject: Science

Cultural, Education, Medical Humanities, Philosophy & Ethics, Race, Science, Social Justice

The Folly of Apolitical Science

By Johnathan Flowers, PhD A persistent myth in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Medicine) fields argues that sci...

November 15, 2021

Clinical Trials & Studies, Genetics, Research Ethics, Science

Share Your ELSI Research Tools

by Deanne Dunbar Dolan, PhD I write today to encourage ELSI scholars to deposit their published and unpublished res...

September 29, 2021

Clinical Ethics, Justice, Science, Stem Cells, Vulnerable Populations

Stem Cell Bioethics vs. Disability Rights

by A. Rahman Ford, JD, PhD There can be no question that current FDA regulations regarding the use of one’s own stem c...

June 18, 2021

Clinical Trials & Studies, Pharmaceuticals, Science

Vaccine Approval and Public Trust: The Dynamic Factors Influencing When a COVID-19 Vaccine...

by Berklee Robins, MD, MA & Ashley Sweet, MD, MBE Vaccines are approved when it is clear that the benefits to the in...

October 14, 2020

Gender Disparities, Professional Ethics, Science, Social Justice

Considering Systemic Discrimination in Tenure

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. Last week I was speaking with a friend who works at another university and we were discussing on...

August 11, 2020

Clinical Trials & Studies, Decision making, Pharmaceuticals, Politics, Public Health, Science

“Thank You for Your Sacrifice”: De Facto Rationing Based on Snake Oil Pitches

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. Dale is a 45-year-old woman who lives in Southern California. She has been a patient of Kaiser- ...

March 26, 2020

Global Ethics, Health Care, Public Health, Science

Glossary for a Pandemic

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. The last time the United States faced a pandemic on its shores was in 1976, when the threat of t...

March 14, 2020

Clinical Ethics, Education, Professionalism, Public Health, Science

“If Masks Don’t Work, Why Are You Wearing One?”

by Stephen P. Wood, MS, ACNP-BC I haven’t had this question from a patient yet, but I know it’s coming. The informat...

March 12, 2020

Environmental Ethics, Philosophy & Ethics, Science, Technology

“Living robots”: Ethical questions about Xenobots

by Simon Coghlan, Ph.D. and Kobi Leins, Ph.D. Xenobots have been called “novel living machines” and “living robots...

February 20, 2020

Clinical Trials & Studies, Genetics, Informed Consent, Research Ethics, Science

The Price for Eternal Youth is $1 Million and Dumping Ethics

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. As the legend goes, in the 16th Century, when he was 51 years of age, Ponce de Leon received per...

January 19, 2020

Clinical Trials & Studies, Ethics, Human Subjects Research & IRBs, Science

Randomized Trials are Deeply Offensive

This post appears by special arrangement with the American Journal of Bioethics. by John D. Lantos, MD In this issue, Ma...

January 7, 2020

Clinical Trials & Studies, Editorial-AJOB, Science

Frontiers in Bioethics

This post appears by special arrangement with the American Journal of Bioethics. by David Magnus, Ph.D. Last year a bioe...

January 7, 2020

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