The moral status of human-monkey chimeras
As scientists create a human-monkey chimera, University of Melbourne experts say the research raises the ethical issue of how should we treat other life forms.
Making the case for the global kidney exchange
The Global Kidney Exchange has been criticised as ‘organ trafficking’, but University of Melbourne experts argue it will save the lives of rich and poor alike.
The simple, ethical case for gene editing
Gene editing offers an 'ultimate cure': treating disease at its root. In a new book, two University of Melbourne experts argue the ethical case for gene editing
Blade Runner 2049: Identity, humanity and discrimination
The Blade Runner films focus on the meaning of humanity; a University of Melbourne bioethicist finds they also foreshadow future ethical concerns over cloning.