This week's Research Ethics Roundup covers Zika research participants and the lack of follow-up from the researchers, the Henrietta Lacks estate suing over profits on the HeLa cell line, sex bias in neuroscience research, human challenge trials in Britain, and the lack of research on pregnant people. Read more
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This week’s Research Ethics Roundup reviews the ways research with biospecimens has changed since Henrietta Lacks' story made news, how the National Institutes of Health (NIH)'s grant application changes focus on transparency in preclinical research, how ethicists can avoid stereotyping prisoners who choose to participate in research, and how one of the top research search engines is improving transparency efforts. Read more
This Saturday, HBO debuts the film adaptation of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The well-reviewed feature-length production, starring Oprah Winfrey, closely follows the life of Deborah Lacks, the daughter of Henrietta and the protagonist of Rebecca Skloot’s award-winning 2010 book. Read more
Do April showers have you stuck indoors? Take a moment to peruse the latest installment of our Research Ethics Roundup. This week’s issue features articles on a wide range of topics, including how history should remember researchers with checkered pasts, why science tends to favor positive results, and much more.
Building public trust in genomic research: In this response to Read more