CRISPR-Cas9 causes more damage in the genome than thought

At present CRISPR-Cas9  produces off-target effects See video below The [...]

JME publication. Importance of philosophy in the context of medical ethics. “The most profound questions that health professionals face are not scientific or technical, but ethical”

Last July, an article was published in the Journal of [...]

Nature changes its policy allowing experimentation with human embryos. Why?

Nature Group does not explain the reasons for this change. [...]

Cancer cell therapy, still experimental, beats terminal breast cancer woman with secondary cancers

As far as we know, it is the first time [...]

Neuroscience. New experiments with brain rekindle the bioethical debate

Neuroscience research, with the ultimate goal of deepening our knowledge [...]

Monitoring must continues on gene therapy, possible risks

In order to introduce DNA into cells, gene therapy  uses [...]

The Conception of Synthetic Entities from a Bioethics Perspective

Our Observatory published a paper in the journal Science and Engineering [...]

Human-sheep hybrids created for the first time to develop organs

Human-sheep hybrids have been created for the first time by scientists [...]

Human embryos research and the Politics of Bioethics

Ethical objective questions posed by human embryo experimentation are exacerbated [...]

CRISPR-Cas9, the gene editing tool, might cause cancer. Why does Crispr present difficulties in humans?

Editing cells’ genomes with CRISPR-Cas9  might increase the risk that [...]