Quiz (*Cases 8, 9, 11, 14)
1. What has the potential to revolutionize medicine?
2. What did pluripotent cells seem to be?
3. In 2005, who reported that "integrity" received more hits than any other word in their
4. Who was fired for fabricating a dozen papers?
5. At which university did inspectors find out that their research subjects were never followed up the see what was happening?
6. Who set out on his ashram in western India on a 387-km trek to sea?
Discussion Questions (*Cases 1, 2, 6, 16-18)
- Is it ethical for physicians/scientists to be "playing god"?
- Are artificial intelligence and/or synthetic designs ethically correct? Even if they are used for scientific reasons?
- When in a world where technology is advancing far more greater than dry paint on a wall, is it ethical for us humans to incorporate technology within our bodies, let alone our brains?
- If the opportunity was given, would you edit yours and/or your child's genes?
- As of today many enhancements are becoming more accessible. Should we use those enhancers to create the "perfect life", or shall we let our bodies do what is natural?
- As crispr is on the rise and more "designer" babies are being designed. Are we encoding our genes for the better?