No, it's not ethical to keep them from potentially lifesaving information about their babies—and themselves.
All of these advances are in mice for now, but maybe these breakthroughs can one day be adapted as human therapies.
"Synthetic wombs make having kids much faster, easier, cheaper, and more accessible."
The New York Times and The Washington Post shamed the recipient of a pig heart transplant for committing a crime 35 years ago.
The eventual goal is human organ transplantation.
The initiative could pave the way for other uses of challenge trials in the UK and beyond. It might even stimulate reconsideration of other policies banning payment for voluntary risk-taking that could save many lives.
Volunteers would earn cash for the risks they take on our behalf.
The 'False Debate' About Reopening the Economy Is the One That Ignores the Enormous Human Cost of Sweeping COVID-19 Control Measures
A New York Times Magazine forum highlights the moral implications of suppressing economic activity.
Gene drives could spread this beneficial trait through wild mosquito populations.
He Jiankui's moral failings should not be used as an excuse to delay a technology that could prevent inheritable diseases.
A fierce, but friendly, antagonist in various bioethical controversies
Is that kind of gene-editing unethical?
Plus: Oakland decriminalizes mushrooms, and the ethics of "doxxing"
Despite bioethical handwringing, they pose no special risks to future generations
If Times editors don't want to learn about their genetics, then they simply shouldn't take the tests.
A new international commission will consider the pros and cons of human genome editing.
There is no compelling ethical reason to limit this exercise of reproductive liberty.
Do you want to be in control group or the experimental group?
Wired's co-founder talks about the "Neobiological Revolution" and what happens when computer science and engineering meet evolution.
It's past time to tell your anti-GMO friends, family and neighbors they are helping to kill poor people.
Alkahest's vampire cure for aging experiment yields equivocal results
Never let the facts get in the way of a good agenda-driven story.
People seeking to flourish should have the freedom to enhance their bodies and minds
Bioethicists in Britain say yes. But there are no such limits in the U.S. yet.
Will most babies be created using in vitro gametogenesis in 40 years?
I don't want to have a "conversation" with regulators; I want them to get the hell out of the way
Swedish researcher denounced by bioconservatives for using CRISPR genome-editing on human embryos