Posts Tagged ‘Bioethics’

Researchers grow human embryos in lab up to 13 days old

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Researchers have broken the record for growing human embryos in a laboratory, prompting a lament in the Vatican’s newspaper. Two teams of researchers in the United Kingdom and the United States grew embryos until they were 13 days old. The embryos were kept alive and active beyond the stage when they would naturally implant in a mother’s Read more

Bioethics storm over hydration and nutrition of patient

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Doctors at a French hospital have decided not withdraw hydration and nutrition from a quadriplegic man who has been at the centre of a bioethical debate. Vincent Lambert became a quadriplegic and was left in a comatose state after a motorcycle accident in 2008. In 2013, Lambert’s wife and six of his eight siblings asked Read more