The newly discovered tools for genome editing promise a revolution in medicine and life science. A recent study, however, points to unexpected side-effects. While the study is widely deemed to be deficient, it shows how fragile the confidence in CRISPR is.
Nikolaus Knoepffler on Genome Editing and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. Conference “Ethics of Genome Editing”, University of Jena.
The auto industry crisis is not going away, and there is an ethical reason. What to do?
Joint one-day event on the Ethics of Genome-Editing. Ethical, Social, and Legal Aspects. November 21, 2016 in Jena, Germany.
Intervention in natural disaster scenarios should be just as possible as intervention in the event of war. Currently, it is not. In this guest post Lauren Traczykowski explains why we need a natural disaster intervention policy.
It is said that we have entered a new epoch, the ‘Anthropocene‘. In this guest post, Johannes Lundershausen explains, why debates about the ratification of geological epochs are much more than disciplinary endeavours.
One reason for the widespread suspicion about military drones is the lack of a person directly operating the vehicle from inside. The crucial point here seems to be that delegating critical operational tasks to a machine implies an overall reduction of control. In this guest post, Ezio Di Nucci argues, that this view stems from a flawed assessment of the concept of control.
Wasatia is the core idea of Mohammed S. Dajani’s movement to foster peace and well-being in the Palestinian community. Can it also bring justice to the Middle East?