Smart Mice, Not-So-Smart People: An Interesting and Amusing Guide to Bioethics
An assortment of lighthearted and provocative essays about bioethics issues invites readers to formulate their own opinions about a wide variety of topics, from genetically modified foods and cloning to Mad Cow disease and advanced maternal age.
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This is a collection of interesting essays on various topics relating to biological social issues, especially ethics. They are grouped by topic, and undated, but it becomes obvious that they are ... Read full review
Duty versus Conscience
The Ethics of Brain Imaging
Has DirecttoConsumer Advertising Gone Too Far?
Ethical Lessons from the Flu Bug
The Colonel Kicks the Habit
Shame on Jeb Bush
Stark Raving Madness
End of Life
Cloning Flicks Offer a Moral Lesson
Embryonic Cloning Feat Points to Problems with Bush Policy
Korean Cloning Fraud
Media Bungled Clone Claim Coverage
The End of the Embryonic Stem Cell Debate
Ethics First Then Genetics
Million Dollar Baby
PhysicianAssisted Suicide in Oregon
Lessons from Terri Schiavo
Is Cosmetic Surgery Always Vain?
Faceoff over Gene Foods
Heightened Questions about Growth Hormone
Medicine for the Sake of Convenience?
Raffy and the Trouble with Steroids
When Steroids and Politics Mix
ANDi the Fluorescent Monkey
Engineering Plants Microbes and Animals
Are Genetically Modified Foods Fit for a Dog?
Miss Cleo Meet CC the Kitty Clone
Whipping Up the Avian Flu
Should Scientists Create New Life?
Smart Mice NotSoSmart People
Lawsuits Are Not the Answer
Commercial Concerns Should Take a Backseat to Public Awareness
Research Ban at Hopkins a Sign of Ethical Crisis
Research on the Newly Dead
Will We Ever Debunk Our Mythology about Human Subjects Research?
Cheap Drugs Are Not the Answer to the African AIDS CrisisBetter Infrastructure Is
Humility or Hubris?
Fiddling While the Health System Burns
No Coverage for Kids a Moral Failure
New World Calls for New Health Care
Our Dying Health Care System
The Moral Tragedy of Chronic Illness
Human Cloning and Stem Cell Research
Separating the Science from the Fiction
His Genes Our Genome
Lets Keep Our Genome in Perspective
Ready for the Genomic Age?
Unethical Policies Undermine Value of Genetic Testing
Who Needs Bill Gates?
Lets Talk about Sex
Soldiers Sperm Offers Biological Insurance Policy
Taking Reproductive Responsibility
Test Tube Babies versus Clones
The Problem with Embryo Adoption
Are You Ever Too Old to Have a Baby?
The State of Science in the United States
Hullabaloo over MMR Risk Misses the Point
If Science Becomes Politicized Where Do We Go for Truth?
Is Biomedical Research Too Dangerous to Pursue?
Misusing the Nazi Analogy
How the Presidents Council on Bioethics Lost Its Credibility
Pray It Aint So
Who Wins When Religion Squares Off against Science?
Why Are These Nuts Testifying?
Donation and Transplantation of Organs
Restricting Blood Donations or Mad Cow the Deadlier Threat?
Jumping the Line
Misguided Effort to Ease the Organ Shortage
No Excuse for Blood Donor Bias
Sperm Transplants Should Spur Debate
The Return of Fetal Tissue Transplants
What Is Bioethics?
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