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First Human Embryos Edited in U.S.

by Steve Connor MIT Review Technology July 26, 2017 The first known attempt at creating genetically modified human embryos in the United States has been carried out by a team of researchers in Portland, Oregon, MIT Technology Review has learned. The effort, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health and Science University, involved changing the DNA of a […]


How Should We Think About Disability?

by The Hastings Center Published on: July 26, 2017 “Disability advocates and bioethicists have long debated whether it is appropriate for individuals, particularly prospective parents engaged in reproductive decision-making, to “choose disability,” as in the case of a deaf couple who would like to have a deaf child. In the current issue of the Kennedy Institute […]


Manuscript Submission Guidelines: Journal of Palliative Care

Excerpt from the Journal of Palliative Care:  “[The Journal of Palliative Care] recommends that authors follow the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals formulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). There are no fees payable to submit or publishin this journal. Please read the guidelines below then visit the Journal’s submission site to upload […]