News tagged with ethics

Ethical challenges for medical personnel in combat zones

Licensed medical personnel on military operations abroad adapt easily to the military organisation but experience dual loyalties between the organisation and their medical ethics. This emerges in a new dissertation by Kristina ...

Jan 09, 2018
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Will CRISPR fears fade with familiarity?

The first "test-tube baby" made headlines around the world in 1978, setting off intense debate on the ethics of researching human embryos and reproductive technologies. Every breakthrough since then has raised the same questions ...

Aug 22, 2017
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The ethics of animal research

The ethics pertaining to animal research have evolved over centuries, but there is still need for refining and improving them. A new review examines the chronology and evolution of ethics in animal experimentation, gives ...

Aug 09, 2017
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Ethics

Ethics, also known as moral philosophy, is a branch of philosophy that addresses questions about morality—that is, concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and vice, justice and crime, etc.

Major branches of ethics include:

Within each of these branches are many different schools of thought and still further sub-fields of study.

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