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Women's Bioethics Project unveils 'The Scientist & the Ethicist' podcast series

... bioengineering, has interviewed several prominent ethicists for this series: R. Alta Charo, J.D., Warren P. Knowles professor of law and bioethics, University of Wisconsin Law and Medical Schools Marcy Darnovsky, Ph.D., associate executive director, Center for Genetics and Society Linda MacDonald Gl...

Amphibian declines, disease ecology, biodiversity are highlighted at conference

...king." An interdisciplinary group of environmental ethicists and ecologists will discuss new approaches to science ethics that involve ecology. Weds, Aug. 9, 8-10 p.m., Ballroom D, Ballroom Level. NEON at the Starting Line NEON, the National Ecological Observatory Network, is a continental-scale res...

ASU's Nanotech in Society Center hosts launch event

...tinguished panel of scientists, policy experts and ethicists will convene for this important discussion. The panel includes remarks from ASU President Michael Crow, David Guston, director of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society; George Poste, director of the Biodesign Institute; and Jonathan Moreno, Univer...

Genes in Uniform: Don't Test, Don't Tell

...ractitioners, policymakers, patient advocates, and ethicists as they discuss issues as wide ranging as genetic privacy, reproductive genetics, gene doping in sports, and safety and efficacy of commercial genetic tests....

Stem Cell Research 101

...ring frontline researchers, research policymakers, ethicists and political leaders together to discuss the issues from their perspectives. Logistics: The cost, including lunch, is $125. Call 1-800-548-5481. News media may cover the seminar without charge. Contact Dennis O'Shea at 443-287-9960 or dro@jhu.ed...

Researchers offer proof-of-concept for Altered Nuclear Transfer

...ates the destruction of human life. Scientists and ethicists have debated the merits of this approach, but so far it has not been achieved. "The purpose of our study was to provide a scientific basis for the ethical debate," says Whitehead Member Rudolf Jaenisch, lead author on the paper that will be published...

Stem Cells: Saving Lives or Crossing Lines?

Science journalists, policy-makers, scientists, ethicists and business leaders from the United States and the United Kingdom will meet at Rice University Nov. 20-21 to determine ways to promote awareness of and discuss the concerns about human embryonic stem cell research among the general public. "As scie...

Report: How 10 top new technologies will help world reach globally-agreed goals by 2015

...pment Goals for 2015, according to scientists and ethicists in a major new report to the United Nations. Newly emerged diagnostic tools detect illness at a molecular level in blood or tissues -- thus improving a patient's chance of survival, conserving scarce resources in poor countries now wasted on inapprop...

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