Spanish scientists urge the government apply stricter measures against coronavirus in some regions of Spain
Yesterday, March 27, 2020, the prestigious scientific journal “The Lancet” published an important document (read HERE) in which 62 Spanish scientists, including Valencian scientist Jose Maria Benlloch, suggested action that should be taken by the government against the coronavirus pandemic (see PDF files HERE andcontinue reading
Latest coronavirus pandemic review So far has been reported - Today: Thursday, 03/23/2020 343.421 people globally confirmed cases until 03 - 23 -2020 (read HERE). 14.790 deaths 98.896 recovered 167 countries. The global spread of the virus continues fast. One example of the European countries outbreak iscontinue reading
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The Catholic University of Valencia was founded on 8th of December 2003, the “youngest” of the Spanish Catholic universities. On 20th September 2006, the Institute of Life Sciences was constituted within the University itself, and within it, the Bioethics Observatory.
The Observatory has a website in Spanish that was created on Decembre 2007 (see HERE), and we are now starting a new chapter with our website in English, given the importance of this language in the field of bioethical research.
Our website includes “Special reports”, based on the latest biomedical and biotechnological research findings from the world’s top medical and scientific journals, such as the biological and anthropological status of the human embryo, matters regarding the end of life, especially euthanasia, assisted suicide and palliative care, and also some of the issues that are currently giving rise to major debates, including: assisted reproduction, surrogacy, use of contraceptives and the morning-after pill, transsexuality, genome editing, synthetic biology, production of human-animal chimeras for medical purposes and transhumanism.
Special Reports includes extensive reference material on these topics, which is constantly updated as new information becomes available. It is also a dynamic means of communication with our readers to reflect on these issues.