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?
The sexuality of persons living with dementia is demonized by media and ignored by clinical guidelines. But sexuality is fundamental to being human and vital to a humane culture of residential care.
India has gone further than any other country in legislating for corporate social responsibility. But the law should be redrafted to enhance precision and stakeholder orientation.
Unethical corporate behaviour isn't just embarrassing from a PR standpoint, it can also be unprofitable for firms and their investors.
Amazon's founder turned to Twitter to crowdsource ideas for his charitable giving. This populist approach and his preference for short-term results set Jeff Bezos apart from other mega-donors.
Sometimes people like poetic justice because the law is not in a position to mete out what is deserved.
Ethical scandals at Uber and Fox have focused attention on the leaders of the organizations, but the problems of a toxic culture often embed deep within an organization.
BCI devices that read minds and act on intentions can change lives for the better. But they could also be put to nefarious use in the not-too-distant future. Now's the time to think about risks.
A lot of money is spent by food producers and retailers to try and influence the type of food we buy and eat. But what can be done to encourage healthier choices?
When given leaked information journalists should check the information, consider alternative explanations, consider the political context and allow the people implicated a proper chance to respond.
Paying people for their organs can be viewed as coercive and exploitative, but there is a middle ground.
A new law makes it mandatory for children in Italy to have 12 vaccines.
Simply updating and patching an organisation's computer software may not be enough to fend off another cyber attack. You could engage an ethical hacker to help out.
Many shoppers choose free-range eggs because they think they are tastier and healthier, rather than being motivated purely by concerns for hens' welfare, a new study has found.