Centre for Bionetworking symposium: have we become too ethical?

The Centre for Bionetworking is running a symposium on research ethics, to be held at the University of Sussex in November. Have We Become Too Ethical? – Managing vulnerability in human subject research The University of Sussex Conference Centre Bramber House (Level 4) Refectory Road, University of Sussex Falmer, Brighton 9 November 2015, 10:00 am…

In defence of ethics

Michael Hauskeller writes in defence of ethics: “We are not sitting in an evolutionary elevator that has only two directions: up and down. Instead, there are many different ways of going up and going forward, many different ways of going down and backwards, and many different ways of going sideways, or around in circles, or…

MILLSTONE ON THE ETHICS OF GM CROP DEVELOPMENT

By Julia Day Under what circumstances could the trajectory of GM crop development become beneficial for poor farmers? Erik Millstone explored this idea at recent Royal Society of Chemistry meeting, entitled: Genetic modification: solution or problem? Erik’s presentation (below) asks – and answers – the key question: are the GM crops currently available, and those…