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06/09/2018 - 5:05am

This new article by Rush University Medical Center researchers in the Journal of Pain & Symptom Management concludes that "The social dialogue and potential controversy surrounding physician aid in dying may be linked to aggregate differences in state personality profiles."

06/09/2018 - 5:05am

This new article by Rush University Medical Center researchers in the Journal of Pain & Symptom Management concludes that "The social dialogue and potential controversy surrounding physician aid in dying may be linked to aggregate differences in st...

06/20/2018 - 11:04pm
L’exposition en cours au Grand Palais nous permet de nous pencher sur les mutations de l’art permises par la robotique et l’intelligence artificielle.
06/08/2018 - 2:33pm

A friend-of-a-friend of mine runs a mid-sized construction company in Latin America. As many readers will know, that industry in that region has a reputation for a relatively high degree of corruption, and in particular bribery.

When was the last time someone told you a story like that?...

06/08/2018 - 10:57am

By Sara Gerke At the General Meeting of the German Stem Cell Network (GSCN) in Jena in September 2017, Tobias Cantz and I proposed the establishment of a new GSCN strategic working group. This new working group, known as ELSA, focuses on … Continue reading →

06/08/2018 - 10:40am

A new tool for understanding brain diseases. Marius Wernig writes, "Our team at Stanford University has just figured out the recipe for converting blood cells from adults directly into nerve cells, or neurons. You may be wondering why anyone would want to convert blood into brain cells."

06/08/2018 - 9:00am

A visit to a facility in Guangdong province, where researchers are tinkering with monkey brains in order to understand the most severe forms of autism. With comments from our Jeffrey Kahn

06/08/2018 - 8:52am

China is making a bid to use its Ebola vaccine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It’s a move that could further complicate efforts to test a crowded field of vaccines and therapies in the context of a waning outbreak

06/08/2018 - 8:44am

In an unexpected move, the Justice Department filed a brief this evening urging a Texas court to invalidate the Affordable Care Act’s crucial insurance reforms—including the prohibition on refusing to cover people with preexisting conditions

06/08/2018 - 3:30am

I am
delighted to have participated in this new Viewpoint in JAMA: "The 50-Year Legacy of
the Harvard Report on Brain Death."

I have a
fuller legal analysis forthcoming in the Hastings Center Report which
will have a whole issue on ...