News tagged with ethical issues

Scientific misconduct is real, but rare

(—Richard Primack, Boston University professor of biology and editor-in-chief of the journal Biological Conservation, observes in the current issue of that publication that while instances of scientific misconduct ...

dateFeb 14, 2013 in Other
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Could prenatal DNA testing open Pandora's box?

(AP) -- Imagine being pregnant and taking a simple blood test that lays bare the DNA of your fetus. And suppose that DNA could reveal not only medical conditions like Down syndrome, but also things like eye color and height. ...

dateJun 13, 2011 in Genetics
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