Closure of bioethics council

“Madam, – I am surprised and disappointed at the Government decision to cease funding for the Irish Council for Bioethics. At the very beginning of the 21st century, advances in technology make science fiction ordinary – it is now possible to create, engineer and lengthen human life; to create ‘transhumans’. It is imperative that the Irish public has an opportunity to consider the implications of such advances …” (more)

[Joan McCarthy, Irish Times, 29 December]

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