Human–animal hybrid advisability. Human brain gene introduced into monkeys that seems to increase their intelligence

"Genetic changes should not be introduced in higher animals, as [...]

Russian scientist is waiting for the approval of the government to produce babies with a modified genome

Denis Rebrikov, a Russian molecular biologist, has made public his [...]

Trachea transplants. Medical and ethical assessment of Paolo Macchiarini’s experiments

An interesting article was published recently in “The American Journal [...]

Blood test highly accurate. It could identify Alzheimer’s 20 years before symptoms arise

"Ongoing research is changing the outlook on Alzheimer's from hopeless [...]

With the aim to find a new sources of organs for transplantation, Japan approves the first human-animal embryo experiments. Positive and negative apects

Scientist Hiromitsu Nakauchi is the first researcher in Japan to [...]

Our bioethics statement on Trump’s cuts on research with aborted fetal tissues

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has taken [...]

Cardinal Elio Sgreccia, recognized founder of applied personalist bioethics, dies

The death of His Eminence Cardinal Elio Sgreccia has been [...]

A short review of negative and positive effects of Trump’s restrictions on fetal tissue research

As we published recently (read HERE), the American Administration has placed [...]

Ethical dilemmas that “intelligent machine” could present. Self-driving cars coming to the market

A serious ethical dilemma is how to regulate the actions [...]

Seven latest biomedical breakthroughs which present new ethical challenges

Introduction When technical breakthroughs are made in the field of [...]