July-August 2015 (volume 45, number 4)
Articles exploring when genome researchers should disclose misattributed parentage and on race, ethics, and clinical vulnerability in the malarial treatment of neurosyphilis in the early to mid-twentieth century.
January-February 2015 (volume 45, issue 1)
With articles and a set of commentaries on the SUPPORT study, exploring whether there were "additional foreseeable risks" and discussing the lessons for comparative effectiveness research to be drawn from the study.
November-December 2014 (Volume 44, Issue 6)
With articles on biotic games and on obesity, individual liberty, and public health emergencies. And with the special report "Synthetic Future: Can We Create What We Want Out of Synthetic Biology?"
September-October 2014 (volume 44, issue 5)
With a set of essays on teaching bioethics, articles on how caregivers may justify a refusal to provide a medical treatment requested by a patient, and the special report "LGBT Bioethics: Visibility, Disparities, and Dialogue."
July- August 2014 (volume 44, issue 4)
With articles on how investigators might return incidental findings to subjects of genomic research and on the tension between compassion and efficiency in the ICU. And with the special report "The Intersection of Research Fraud and Human Subjects Research: A Regulatory Review."
May-June 2014 (volume 44, number 3)
With articles on advance directives, dementia, and the withholding of food and water by mouth and on whether patients should be informed up front about the financial costs of treatment.
March-April 2014 (volume 44, number 2)
With articles on anonymous gamete donation and on ethics and evidence in medical debates. And with the special report "Interpreting Neuroimages: An Introduction to the Technology and Its Limits."