The Bioethics Column, published monthly, aims to introduce the reader to many controversial issues in the world of science. It is our goal  to kindle interest in scientific issues and initiate discussion that questions the morality of certain ethical dilemmas in the scientific community.


Genetic Determinism and Personal Responsibility
Facebook Scandal
The Scandal behind Facebook and the 2016 Election
Human Testing & Consent
The tragedy of being a control in a human experiment
Digital Ethics
The societal impacts of artificial intelligence and other digital innovation
Patient Cell Lines
How one woman’s story epitomizes the ethical controversy surrounding patient cell lines
Genetic Modification of Foods
Exploring the Controversy of GMOs
Compulsory Vaccinations
Your Money or Your Life? The High Cost of Life-Saving Drugs
The Ethical Implications of Drug Company's Profits
Who Am I? Do I Really Want to Know?
At Home DNA Tests: The Growing Debate

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Caroline Santoro
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