Articles on Bioethics

What just happened? Last month, CNS News reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had signed a new contract to acquire “fresh” human fetal tissue which would be transplanted into “humanized mice” so that these mice will have... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the eleventh article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. What is suicide? Suicide is the act of purposely ending one’s own life. What is difference between suicide attempt, gesture, and ideation?... Continue...

The case of Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British infant who died several days after being taken off ventilation, has raised troubling concerns about the state’s authority to intervene in parental rights. But it also has caused some to wonder... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the tenth article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. What is an abortifacient? An abortifacient is a chemical or drug that causes embryonic death by either killing the child directly or... Continue...

In this series we’ve been covering three broad areas of bioethics categorized as “making life” (beginning of life issues, such as reproductive technologies), “taking life” (end of life issues, such as abortion and euthanasia), and “faking life” (the melding of... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the eighth article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. Since the early 1990s, about 10 million children have been born because of in vitro fertilization. While this reproductive technology has been... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the seventh article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. Because of celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West and the popular TV series The Handmaid’s Tale, the issue of surrogacy has... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the sixth article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. In this series we’ll be covering three broad areas of bioethics categorized as “making life” (beginning of life issues, such as reproductive... Continue...

A team of researchers in Oregon has made the first known attempt at creating genetically modified human embryos in the United States, according to MIT Technology Review. Previously, such experiments had only been conducted only a few times by scientists... Continue...

Editor’s note: This is the fourth article in a monthly series on what Christians should know about bioethics. Because bioethics is a topic that is unfamiliar for most Christians, I’ve used the previous three articles outlining why Christians should care... Continue...