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.
British scientists have the go ahead to genetically modify human embryos, experimenting on them at the earliest stages of development. After a week they have to be destroyed. Whatever has happened to respect for human life? http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3613080/British-scientists-genetically-modify-embryos-end-year-bid-understand-women-miscarry.html
Kelly Servick explains on Science magazine (May 19 2016) why "three-parent embryo" procedure could fail: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/05/why-three-parent-embryo-procedure-could-fail
1 Here's a very simple gesture of solidarity we can all support ... http://stopdiscriminatingdown.com/sign-the-petition/ Please sign on and as well ... 2 Don't forget to go to Karen Gaffney's wonderful Ted Talk at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwxjoBQdn0s
The Regulation of Surrogacy as proposed by Belgium Senator Petra De Sutter was thankfully rejected today by the Social Affairs committee of PACE (Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe).
By Laura Gotti Tedeschi Obstetrician Michel Odent, who has been in charge of about 15,000 hospital births in France, warns on the New […]
A new study has come out that highlights the negative feelings women have after a pregnancy that ends in stillbirth or neonatal […]