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Hubris and hype in stem cell research

Philippa Taylor | 23 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: stem cell ethics, stem cells, UK
The recent news about 'motherless babies' was gobbled up by gullible media


Truth-seeking heroes to low-brow diggers: a history of journalism told through fiction

Sarah Lonsdale | 18 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: journalism, media, media ethics, UK
Every journalist aspires to write a novel about his craft


Young men should turn their backs on pointless university degrees

Laura Perrins | 16 August 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: colleges, tertiary education, UK, universities, women at university
So what if women are dominating university admissions?


Fog in the Channel, Continent cut off

Ronnie Smith | 19 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Brexit, UK
What kind of beneficial trading deals can Britain make beyond the EU?


Brexit stands or falls on values, not money

Austen Ivereigh | 17 Jun 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: Brexit, Catholic social doctrine, Catholicism, European Union, UK


Why medievalists should stop talking about Game of Thrones

Philippa Byrne | 16 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Dark Ages, Game of Thrones, history, Middle Ages, UK
Let's ditch the myths about Europe's Dark Ages.


This Brexit leader thinks the UK’s track record on abortion is a good reason to leave the EU

Daniel Blackman | 15 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Brexit, UK
Here’s why she’s wrong


Good news on three-parent embryos … or maybe not

Philippa Taylor | 13 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: mitochondrial disease, science hype, three-parent embryos, UK
It appears that recent research from the UK has been over-hyped.


Ethical objections to embryo research can trigger genuine progress

Philippa Taylor | 30 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, mitochondrial disease, three-parent embryos, UK
It now appears that the 'vital' 3-parent embryo technique may be harmful.


A British Muslim pushes for polygamy after same-sex marriage

Michael Cook | 16 May 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: feminism, Islam, polyamory, polygamy, UK


The Archbishop of Canterbury discovers his real father

Michael Cook | 11 April 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: children and biological parents, children's rights, Justin Welby, UK


“People have to start thinking out eugenics in a different way”

Philippa Taylor | 07 April 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, eugenics, Francis Crick, HFEA, UK
Why is a high profile, massively funded, European 'superlab' named after Francis Crick?


‘British values’ prevent more than terrorism

Daniel Blackman | 16 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: British values, David Cameron, Islam, Islamic extremism, secularism, UK
David Cameron's anti-extremism policy can be used to intimidate Christians and other dissidents


Organs at any price? Gestating for donating

Trevor Stammers | 14 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, bioethics, organ harvesting, organ transplants, UK
UK doctors may ask women who want an abortion to prolong their pregnancies to harvest organs


The missing context in media coverage of Australian abuse and Cardinal Pell

Austen Ivereigh | 4 Mar 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: Australia, Cardinal George Pell, Catholic Church, child sexual abuse, UK


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