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Test-Tube Baby

By: Stephen C. Ruffenach | Published: Jan 13, 2009

A test-tube baby is the product of a successful human reproduction that results from methods beyond sexual intercourse between a man and a woman and…

Artificial InseminationInsemination, ArtificialethicsReproductionFertilization

Ethics of Fetal Surgery

By: Kathleen O'Connor | Published: Nov 20, 2012

Surgeons sometimes operate on the developing fetuses in utero of pregnant women as a medical intervention to treat a number of congential…

ethicsFetus--SurgeryFetoscopyUltrasonics in obstetricsEndoscopy

The Excommunication of Margaret McBride (2009–2010)

By: Claire Cleveland | Published: Oct 11, 2019

In 2010, the Catholic Church excommunicated Margaret McBride, a nun and ethics board member at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix,…

AbortionBirth ControlethicsChurchReproductive Rights

President George W. Bush's Announcement on Stem Cells, 9 August 2001

By: Samuel Philbrick | Published: Nov 19, 2010

On 9 August 2001, US President George W. Bush gave an eleven-minute speech from his ranch in Crawford, Texas, on the ethics and fate of federal…

LiteratureStem CellsHuman Development

"National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement September 22–24, 1980” (1980), by the National Institutes of Health

By: Sarah Foster | Published: Jul 25, 2017

In 1980 the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the US National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) released a report…

LiteratureCesarean SectionCesarean section--ComplicationsObstetricsFetus

Aristotle (384-322 BCE)

By: Dorothy Regan Haskett, Valerie Racine, Joanna Yang | Published: Jul 07, 2016

Aristotle studied developing organisms, among other things, in ancient Greece, and his writings shaped Western philosophy and natural science for…


National Embryo Donation Center

By: Nicole Lopez | Published: Jun 24, 2010

The National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC) is a non-profit organization that was established in 2002 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The organization is…


John D. Gearhart

By: Ke Wu | Published: Jan 19, 2011

John D. Gearhart is a renowned American developmental geneticist best known for leading the Johns Hopkins University research team that first…

PeopleStem CellsGeneticsBiography

Clifford Grobstein (1916-1998)

By: Brad Jacobson | Published: Nov 19, 2010

Clifford Grobstein was a traditional, influential, and highly innovative biologist of the mid-twentieth century, gifted with many character facets…


"Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell Research: Executive Summary" (1999), by the US National Bioethics Advisory Commission

By: Ceara O'Brien | Published: Apr 01, 2014

Ethical Issues in Human Stem Cell Research: Executive Summary was published in September 1999 by The US National Bioethics Advisory Commission in…

LiteraturebioethicsStem cells--ResearchEmbryonic Stem CellsStem Cells

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