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    • Bioethics, Biolaw, and Western Legal Heritage 

      Poland, Susan (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2005-06)
      Bioethics and biolaw are two philosophical approaches that address social tension and conflict caused by emerging bioscientific and biomedical research and application. Both reflect their respective, yet different, heritages ...
    • Basic Resources in Bioethics: 1996-1999 

      Bishop, Laura Jane; Darragh, Martina; Goldstein, Doris Mueller (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2005-12)
      The staff of the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (NRCBL) can think of no better way to prepare for a twenty-first century full of insightful bioethics texts than by compiling the following bibliography ...
    • Genetic Testing and Genetic Screening 

      McCarrick, Pat Milmoe (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2006-03)
      The completion of the mapping of the human genome (see Scope Note 17: The Human Genome Project) shifts the spotlight of ethical inquiry from general questions about genetic research to specific issues with such topics as ...
    • Eugenics 

      McCarrick, Pat Milmoe; Coutts, Mary Carrington (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2006-05)
      The word eugenics (from the Greek eugenes or "...good in stock, hereditarily endowed with noble qualities") was coined in 1883 by Francis Galton in his Inquiries into the Human Faculty. An Englishman and cousin of ...
    • Pharmacists and Conscientious Objection 

      Staff of the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2006-12)
      In March 2005, a Wisconsin pharmacist’s act of conscience garnered headlines across the United States. After a married woman with four children submitted a prescription for the morning-after pill, the pharmacist, Neil ...
    • Human Genome Project 

      Staff of the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2007-10)
    • Medical Tourism: Crossing Borders to Access Health Care 

      Gray, Harriet; Poland, Susan (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2008-06)
      Traveling abroad for one's health has a long history for the upper social classes who sought spas, mineral baths, innovative therapies, and the fair climate of the Mediterranean as destinations to improve their health. ...
    • Human Gene Transfer Research 

      Coutts, Mary Carrington (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2008-08)
    • Bioethics Resources on the Web 

      Staff of the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2009-09)
      Once described as an enormous used book store with volumes stacked on shelves and tables and overflowing onto the floor (Pool, Robert. 1994. Turning an Info-Glut into a Library. Science 266 (7 October): 20-22, p. 20), ...
    • Genes, Patents, and Bioethics - Will History Repeat Itself? 

      Poland, Susan (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2010-07)
      Gene patenting — the very notion sounds absurd! How can anyone claim to have invented the genes with which one is born? To make matters worse, genetic makeup precedes birth, meaning the existence of the invention predates ...
    • Genetic Testing and Genetic Screening, Scope Note 22 

      McCarrick, Pat Milmoe; McCarrick, Pat Milmoe (2011-07)
      Genetic Testing and Genetic Screening was originally authored by Pat Milmoe McCarrick, M.L.S., a reference librarian at the Bioethics Research Library (BRL) and published in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, Vol. ...
    • Human Genome Project, Scope Note 17 

      Durfy, Sharon J.; Grotevant, Amy E. (2011-07)
      This annotated bibliography with an introductory essay was first published in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 347-362, December 1991. It has been updated by Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown ...

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