Next-generation genomic research depends on study participants sharing their biological materials with scientists. But concerns over how that information is protected may hold some people back.
Research should not only benefit the researchers. People who participate in research should also be compensated for the contributions.
On Human Experiments - Should there be compensatio when evidence of unethical research is uncovered long after the event?
The horror of the human experiments by Nazi doctors led to the Nuremberg Code but the international declaration it inspired was watered down for political purposes.
The first part of our series On Human Experiments looks at the parameters of human research and its ethical bounds.
On Human Experiments: what lies behind some of the most shocking human experiments in recent history? Here's a clue: most of it took place during wartime or when war seemed like a real threat.