Category Archives: Bioethics

Working with Human DNA

In the last week of July researchers announced that in the United States they had achieved success with “editing” human DNA by using CRISPR technology on a human embryo. For some of you this is “way out there” science. In … Continue reading

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Charlie Gard has Died

After months of valiant attempts by the parents to protect the life of their child he died just a week before his first birthday. Read the article here.

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My Perspective on Charlie Gard

I have written a small piece on the case of Charlie Gard, the British infant at the center of a treatment and parental rights controversy in Great Britain. The article is on the Christian Life Resources website. You can find … Continue reading

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Wesley Smith looks at Bioethics in 2017

As an instructor in bioethics, I often wait with frustration for policymakers and wannabes to say something significant about bioethical issues.  I did not hear any substantive reference to bioethics in the presidential campaigning of 2016.  While I likely should … Continue reading

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