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the branch of ethics that studies moral values in the biomedical sciences

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Throughout it all, bioethicists have been offering grim warnings about the moral dangers of human cloning.
Thousands of medical ethicists and bioethicists, as they are called, professionally guide the unthinkable on its passage through the debatable on its way to becoming the justifiable until it is finally established as the unexceptionable.
The agency hosted a workshop of researchers and bioethicists from around the country recently to consider issuing new guidelines about the research.
But another bioethicist, Thomas Murray, condemned the performance-enhancing arms race in his interview with Nature: "I could probably do a four-mile climb much better with EPO," he says, "but I could also do it much better if I put a motor on my bike.
We need to bring diverse groups together including physicians, bioethicists, clergy and ordinary citizens for an open dialogue.
Does being a bioethicist entitle one to any such moral authority, edifying the rest of us about right and wrong?
Altering a patient's genome or hormones to prevent a disease might be a good thing, says bioethicist Mehlman.
In a recent interview with the New York Times, NASA's chief bioethicist, Paul Root Wolpe, Ph.
I'll do so in the context of asking readers to consider two very similar case scenarios from clinical bioethics that were developed by a bioethicist from the United Kingdom, Raanan Gillon.
University of Toronto bioethicist Abdallah Daar seems to think so.
The Australian bioethicist, Nicholas Tonti-Filippini, calculates that the chance of saving a given frozen human embryo by implantation is less than 2%.
Koch is a geographer, bioethicist, and here explores relationships between medicine and mapmaking from paper-based to computer-based today.
In bioethicist terms, she has been decidedly "biologically tenacious"--just like Terri Schiavo.
Alta Charo, a legal scholar and bioethicist at the University of Wisconsin, "If the questions you ask and the science you do really challenges or explores cultural or religious or political norms .
Developing countries present unique bioethical challenges, says bioethicist Ruth Macklin of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx.