Animal welfare is tricky when you get into the details; it means, essentially, a bunch of humans sitting around considering what it feels like to be a chicken. The post The Chicken and EEG Problem: Looking For a Humane Way to Kill Chickens appeared first on WIRED.
Institutional review boards have long governed research ethics, but do they need to evolve in the digital age? The post Scientists Are Just as Confused About the Ethics of Big-Data Research as You appeared first on WIRED.
At an international meeting in Washington, the bigwigs of Crispr/Cas9 try to sort out the ethics of editing DNA.
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