Genome recoding could offer new modes of virus resistance, but the technology raises serious ethical concerns.
The containment of COVID-19 raises pressing questions related to the freedom of scientific information, civil liberties, and human rights, one scholar explains.
Pliny the Elder remarked: “Such is the condition of humanity, and so uncertain is men’s judgment, that they cannot determine even death itself.”
Federal funding for medical research has declined, leading academics to seek alternative funding sources, sometimes from drug companies.
Patients called with no time for curiosity. They wanted stimulants, and they wanted them now. Then we could talk.