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Category: Ethics

Ethics of Human Subjects
Apr 7, 2007, 10:39p - Ethics
As I've been considering grad school, I've gotten curious about the rules that regulate experiments involving humans. Specifically, I've been concerned that Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) (a) unnecessarily slow-down the pace of research and (b) prevent reasonable experiments from occurring at all. I've heard numerous horror-stories (one detailed below), and though I don't know exactly what research I want to ... more »

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Ethics of Stem Cell Research
May 21, 2005, 4:01p - Ethics
With the development of technology to create personalized stem cells, we'll soon be able to order personalized organs that are virtually identical to our own. If you suffer from kidney failure and you need a new kidney, you'll no longer have to spend a year on a waiting list hoping for a donor organ, which your body may very ... more »

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