Do right and wrong depend on culture, or does morality transcend place and time?
Some neurology experiments — such as growing miniature human brains and reanimating the brains of dead pigs — are getting weird. It's time to discuss ethics.
For the ancients, hospitality was an inviolable law enforced by gods and priests and anyone else with the power to make you pay dearly for mistreating a stranger.
The ethical debate over zoos is going to grow louder. There might be a solution that involves robots.
Gain-of-function mutation research may help predict the next pandemic — or, critics argue, cause one.
The wise, the old, and the experienced matter to a full and happy life.
Apart from divine authority, is there an ethical basis for right and wrong?
A virtuous diet isn't strictly vegan.
As a form of civil disobedience, hacking can help make the world a better place.
Hippocrates overturned conventional wisdom and invented modern medicine.
"The question is which are okay, which are not okay."
What's the difference between brainwashing and rehabilitation?
Many people believe that in the face of profound evil, they would have the courage to speak up. It might be harder than we think.
Do you sound friendly? Hostile? And which voice would be more likely to buy something?
Did the 20th century bring a breakthrough in how children are treated?
Could a pill make you more moral? Should you take it if it could?
They did really well considering joysticks are not designed for oral use.
How would the ability to genetically customize children change society? Sci-fi author Eugene Clark explores the future on our horizon in Volume I of the "Genetic Pressure" series.
The attack on the Capitol forces us to confront an existential question about privacy.