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Bioethics: The Ethical Questions of Biology and Medicine

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Death and Dying
Genetics
Mental Health
Organ Donation
Animal Testing
Bioethics Research Organizations
Other Bioethical Resources

Bioethics is a relatively new field of scientific study. Bioethics deals with the relationship of biology and medicine, and the ethical dilemmas that scientist’s face. There are many areas of science where scientists are faced with these difficult ethical questions.

Bioethicists are concerned about ethical topics such as euthanasia, genetics, abortion, organ donation, stem cell research and a variety of other topics. Each of these topics has been known to spark debate among the population, and people feel strongly on both sides of the debate. These debates have been in the news recently and continue to be hotly contested topics. To learn more about the subject of bioethics and many of the controversial topics, please feel free to view the following resources:

Death and Dying

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Genetics

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Mental Health

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Organ Donation

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Animal Testing

  • Bioethics of Animal Testing – informative article on the ethical concerns of testing on animals.
  • Animal Testing and Ethics – very informative resource discussing the various aspects of testing on animals.
  • Animal Ethics – articles and other resources on how animals are treated in the scientific community and their place in scientific discoveries.
  • Animal Testing and Ethics – helpful information on the ethical discussion of animal testing.
  • American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine – The American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine advances the humane care and responsible use of laboratory animals through certification of veterinary specialists, professional development, education and research.

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Bioethics Research Organizations

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Other Bioethical Resources

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