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Special Reports on  " Biology"

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Special Report

Biotechnology and Ethics


Introduction
The Modern Thought section this month deals with sociobiology and biotechnology and the ethical implications of both. Various views of the ...

The Vatican and Birth Technology
The recent Vatican document calling for moral restraints on birth technology has generated animated debate and controversy in the United ...

Biotechnology: An Overview and Evaluation
Biotechnology is a highly specialized field that is largely in the hands of molecular biologists and genetic engineers who have left their ...

The Silence of Ethics and the Economies of Medicine
My fear is that the academics and theologians, with the best intentions, are being seduced into an unholy alliance with the many bean ...

Psychiatry and the Family: A Historical Perspective
During the last quarter-century many writers have begun to challenge the legitimacy of the medical profession in general, and psychiatry ...

Mental Illness: No Longer a Myth
"The myth of mental illness": No phrase has had as profound an impact on public attitudes toward the mentally ill as this provocative ...

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