About Bioethics Observatory - Institute of Life Sciences UCV

Our website includes “Special Reports” and news, based on the latest biomedical and biotechnological research findings from the world’s top medical and scientific journals. A multidisciplinary editor staff gives a medical and personalistic bioethical assessment. It is also a dynamic means of communication with our readers to reflect on these issues.
Bioethics Observatory - Institue of Life Sciences UCV

Extended Heredity book: An interview with the authors. Non-genetic inheritance and evolution theory approach

The theory of evolution is a fluid scientific subject given [...]

Brain organoids has been produced. A a new step to study this complex organ

A group of researchers in La Jolla, California, have produced [...]

Gestational surrogacy global development, who benefits, who harms? Bioethics considerations

The debate over the issue of gestational surrogacy  (a euphemistic [...]

HIV rapid diagnosis. Home self-test kits avaliable by phone and internet

Characteristics of the HIV self-testing kit: The BioSURE HIV self-testing [...]

STD epidemic out of control. STD Conference last September has shown a constant increase year by year

"1 million people worldwide get a sexually transmitted infection every [...]

Political trends in scientific journals. The New England Journal case

"Abortion right in peril" NEJM The New England [...]

The sperm shortage prompts fertility clinics to expand their search to unimaginable extremes. Sperm donation after death is debated in Britain

A new approach to alleviating the shortage of sperm donors [...]

U.S. physicians have one of the highest rates of suicide of any profession

For the third annual observance of National Physician Suicide Awareness [...]

Mind and machine. The ethics of brain-computer technologies

Last September, the Royal Society launched a report entitled iHuman: [...]