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08/18/2017 - 11:04pm
Quand Elon Musk fait des rêves, il a souvent tendance à tout faire pour les réaliser. Sa nouvelle startup « NeuraLink » est-elle sur le point de faire un pas de géant dans le développement des interfaces cerveau/machine ?
08/18/2017 - 11:05am

This week, Medicare launched a new website called Hospice Compare.

Were checked for pain at the beginning of hospice care....

08/18/2017 - 10:27am

And sees firsthand how hard it is. Galvanized by his teenage son’s epilepsy diagnosis, Mayes started a new company to try to shepherd a promising inhaler technology for epilepsy through a key clinical trial

08/18/2017 - 10:19am

Human eggs are the key starting point for the groundbreaking experiments underway in this lab. It's run by Shoukhrat Mitalipov, a biologist who's been on the cutting edge of embryonic genetic research for decades

08/18/2017 - 10:09am

Small-molecule drugs are hard to vaccinate against

08/17/2017 - 10:54pm

This week’s issue of Nature carries a feature article on the explosion of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in China.  Because women are having children later in life, partly because of relaxation of the old one-child policy; because Chinese culture sees it as a duty to seek to bear healthy children; because some Chinese want to try to enable their kids to exploit some features of... // Read More »

08/17/2017 - 9:51pm

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

Figuring out how to respond to one of the most egregious displays of racism in modern times (U.S.)  is not an easy task. Figuring out what this event means from a bioethics perspective is even more challenging. As anyone in the connected world knows, Mr. Trump explained his support (or at least lack of condemnation) of white nationalists and neo-Nazis in a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. This progressive city in the south has a long history of bioethics.…

08/17/2017 - 5:16pm

The Texas Legislature has passed and the Governor has signed S.B.11.  This effectively bans non-consensual DNR orders. 

08/17/2017 - 5:16pm

The Texas Legislature has passed and the Governor has signed S.B.11.  This effectively bans non-consensual DNR orders. 

Look for my analysis of this legislation and its relationship to TADA at ICEL2, next month in Halifax.

08/17/2017 - 12:59pm

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