Welcome to corethics. We are an organisation that focuses on the ethical dilemmas surrounding human reproduction, particularly the new technologies of assisted conception. We aim to bring about democratic reform to the legislation controlling these practices by encouraging the broader participation of philosophers, theologians and social scientists. Absolute respect for the human embryo is our central tenet.
Don't miss Dr Helen Watt on the Moral Maze discussing this highly controversial issue.
Nuffield Council is advertising short-term research opportunities but most importantly they are seeking new council members. Anybody working in bioethics should welcome this opportunity to influence policy in the United Kingdom.
The Daily Mail and MailOnline have given massive coverage to the news that the Department of Health has donated £77,000 to fund a national sperm bank which will be based in Birmingham, aiming to recruit 1000 sperm donors within the next 3 years. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2714321/NHS-fund-sperm-bank-lesbians-New-generation-fatherless-families-paid-YOU.html The National Gamete Donation Trust is apparently setting […]
Rachel Jankowski, a second-year law student from the University of Michigan Law School in the United States, thanks to the generosity of the Blackstone Legal Fellowship, has just completed a summer internship with CORE (Comment on Reproductive Ethics). She was asked to create a table of international laws relating to the human embryo and to […]
A new study has come out that highlights the negative feelings women have after a pregnancy that ends in stillbirth or neonatal […]
Gretchen Vogel in SCIENCE, 21 February, 2014, explores the ethics of creating a child using DNA from three adult sources (mother, […]