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How Laws to Protect Biodiversity Backfired on Scientists Trying to Save It - The Wire


The Wire
The legal fences around biodiversity research are so strong that it even thwarts basic research and international collaborations. The remedy, the signatories have argued, is a separate agreement to ensure fewer restrictions on academic research.

Monkfish Research Awards to Improve Understanding of Monkfish Biology and More - SeafoodNews


SeafoodNews
NOAA Fisheries and the New England and Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Councils have announced three new cooperative research projects that will improve the understanding of monkfish biology, as well as how to reduce catch of skates in monkfish ...

Neuroscientist Narayanan Kasthuri Leading Research to Map Billions of Brain Cells - India West


India West
An Indian American assistant professor of neurobiology and researcher at the University of Chicago's Argonne project is leading research into mapping billions of brain cells. Scientists at the university and Argonne National Laboratory, including Prof.

Do No Harm: The Coalition of Americans for Research Ethics

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National coalition dedicated to the promotion of scientific research and health care which does no harm to human life.

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A multi-disciplinary course and conference for those challenged by the profound ethical questions posed by animal use in biomedical and behavioral research. May 31-June 3, 1997; Albuquerque, NM.

Americans to Ban Cloning (ABC)
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Group of concerned Americans and U.S. based organizations that promote a global, comprehensive ban on human cloning.

Americans for Medical Progress Educational Foundation
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Focuses on the threat by animal rights extremists to stop medical research that benefits both human and animal health.

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Includes a checklist and other basic information.

Ethics of Declawing
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Ethics of Genetics, The
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Special report from the Guardian Unlimited presents news, opinion, and analysis on a range of genetic issues.

Genetics and Ethics
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Serves as a clearing house for information on the social, ethical, and policy issues associated with genetic and genomic knowledge and technology.

Cloning and Catholic Ethics
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Explores Catholic opposition to human cloning and stem-cell research involving human embryos. With statements from Pope John Paul II, a Catholic ethicist, and others.

You Think I Therefore Am?: The Ethnobiology and Ethics of the Haitian Zombie
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Looks at the usage of local poisonous plants and animals.

Primer on Ethics and Human Cloning
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Examines a number of questions that society needs to resolve before cloning is considered permissible medicine for human infertility.