Can any platform today deliver the kind of punch that “Silent Spring” did 50 years ago?

Even if it is unclear who we can trust to ensure that new technologies are safe, what is certain is that the days of the public passively accepting the implementation of new technologies are long gone.

In the middle of this debate though, is a relatively new and growing scientific exploration into alternative means of agricultural pest control.

Gene patenting might prevent physicians and researchers from making scientific progress and could ultimately reduce the quality of care for patients.

We are a population out of touch with science, and this is becoming an increasingly dangerous position.

Exploitation in the name of science in South Africa and the United States have similar ethical implications.

The first in a series of pieces exploring the ethics issues surrounding the case of Henrietta Lacks, a poor black woman whose cells have been used for research for decades — without her consent.