If opioids prevent significant suffering, then the solution to the prescription opioid problem cannot simply be to stop using them.
Two cases remind us of the international presence of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the importance of designing, adopting and enforcing effective anti-corruption policies.
Schools and universities have a responsibility to protect students from hate speech while also exposing them to views that disrupt their ways of thinking and ideas of the world.
Digital technology and its ability to process vast amounts of human-generated data can be a powerful tool for social science research.
What is the impact of religiosity and spirituality on ethical decision-making at work? India has a rich experience of such behaviours.
Australian news editors and politicians give their views on the ethical issues arising when reporters return to journalism after time as a political spin doctor.
The first set of ethical rules on how self-driving cars should operate have been adopted by the German government.
Technologists need to understand the society in which they live, and the effect their inventions could have on it.
Americans have moved on from worrying about ‘test-tube babies’ – but there are still ethical challenges to resolve as reproductive technologies continue to advance.
Ability expectations are what people rely upon as they seek out productive and satisfying lives. They need to be a key part of the debate over gene-editing and other major scientific breakthroughs.
A scholar argues why more rules, regulations and codes, such as those proposed by Walter Shaub, will not have much effect.
The contentious book documenting Nelson Mandela’s last days that was pulled of the shelves left many unanswered questions. Judgement must be suspended until it's content is made public.
If Trump is lying to his own lawyers about Russia, he is risking Bill Clinton's fate.
The quest for technology to be the salvation of humankind neglects to consider some darker truths that lead to dystopia.
The news may have come as a surprise, but it probably shouldn't have. A bioethics expert walks through how big a deal this announcement is – and what we should be considering now.
William Isdale talks to Professor Julian Savulescu about the ethical implications of geneticaly modifying humans.
With the rise of fake news and its threat to the public good, the time has come to regulate journalists as we do doctors, dentists and lawyers.
Licensing journalists would be difficult to do, and the rules would be tough to enforce -- and wouldn't prevent anyone with a smart phone from disseminating false information online.
He spends his days developing artificial intelligence systems. What about AI keeps him up at night?
When multiple parties with opposing viewpoints all have a person's best interests at heart, whose view should prevail?