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OPINION 133, ETHICAL CHALLENGES OF GENE EDITING : BETWEEN HOPE AND CAUTION
Genome engineering has for decades been a key driver of understanding and more recently has seen major advances that have led to gene editing.In the plant world, crosses between varieties, methods of...
Report “Gene Drives - Ethical considerations on the use of gene drives in the environment”
Download the report “Gene Drives - Ethical considerations on the use of gene drives in the environment” adoptedby the Federal Ethics Committee on Non-Human Biotechnology, Switzerland...
The German Ethics Council now presents a comprehensive ethical investigation into possible interventions in the genome of human embryos or germ cells
Last week, on 9 May 2019, the German Ethics Council published a comprehensive ethical investigation into possible...
Nuffield Council on Bioethics
In a recent publication the Nuffield Council on Bioethics has published a bioethics briefing note on disagreements in the care and treatment of critically ill babies and young children. The briefing note outlines the possible causes of disagreements between parents and healthcare...
CONTRIBUTION OF THE COMITÉ CONSULTATIF NATIONAL D’ÉTHIQUE TO THE REVISION OF THE BIOETHICS LAW
The purpose of this document is to summarize the opinion of the Comité consultatif national d’éthique (CCNE; National Consultative Ethics Committee) before the scheduled 2019...