Life Matters

Nigel M. de S. Cameron

Nigel M. de S. Cameron is now president and CEO of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies. His "Life Matters" column, a commentary on bioethics issues, ran from 2005 to 2006.

Biopolitics: Can't We All Just Get Along?
Plus: The latest from the Korean cloning scandal.
Straight Talk from the Pope on the Biotech Century
The "anti-Genesis" of those who play God, and why the biotech business needs to take ethics seriously.
Human Nature on Trial
Tomorrow's "godlike massively intelligent machines." Plus: Our nanotech future and some good news on stem cells that really work.
Outsourcing Birth: Let an Indian Woman Have Your Baby
Plus: Good news from Europe on stem-cell funding.
The Abortion Agenda: South Dakota's Move in Context
Plus: The latest on the biopolicy agenda and some outrageous lies on stem cells.
Our Cloning Friends, the Brits
The U.K. and disaffected American researchers lash out at U.S. cloning laws.
The Truth, the Partial Truth, and Nothing but Evasions
How to sell unethical science.
The Pursuit of Enhancement
The latest from Brave New Britain.
Poaching Eggs
The latest sad story from the Korean soap opera—and a lack of Talent in Missouri.
The State of the Human
President Bush sets out a vital agenda for ethics.
Are You My Sperm Donor?
Plus: Another Hwang turn, more small surprises, and other life ethics stories.
Breeding Humans Like Rabbits?
From the frying pan into the fire.
The Prospects for 2006
Deeper into the (Christian?) biotech century.
Peter Singer Meets Dr. Hwang
The ethics of the Brave New World.
Bethlehem's Bioethics
Christmas in the early 21st century.
A Common Cause for Our Common Humanity
Left and right come together in defense of us.
Face Off—and Back On
Face transplants raise more questions than answers.
Bioethics in Narnia?
C. S. Lewis was way ahead of the curve.
Inventing Ethics
A collaborator walks out on the South Korean cloning genius, citing ethical lapses.
Stem Selling: Korea to Traffic in Human Remains
And they may end up in a laboratory near you.

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