Posts Tagged ‘bioethics’

Bacteria on the Brain – The New Yorker

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Bacteria on the #Brain #bioethics discussion of greater allowance for risk in innovative treatment vs research

…Schrot sent an e-mail to Robert Nelson, a pediatric ethicist and oncologist at the F.D.A., describing the procedure and asking for advice. Nelson replied quickly. “If the product”—Enterobacter—“you plan to use is available to you,” he wrote, in part, “I would suggest you proceed under the strategy of innovative treatment rather than research.”

Why I Hope to Die at 75

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Why I Hope to Die at 75 Noted #bioethicist’s view on lifespan. Let’s see if he practices what he preaches.

What If Extinction Is Not Forever?

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

What If #Extinction Is Not Forever? & Is Genetically Reversible? Developers might preserve specimens before building