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  • Would Causing Extinction Ever Be the Right Thing to Do?

    Posted on May 15, 2024

    Hastings Center research director Gregory Kaebnick sat down with graphic journalist Deb Lucke to discuss the ethics of deliberate extinction—the use of genetic technologies to sacrifice certain harmful species for...
  • The Hastings Center Announces Three Promotions

    Posted on May 8, 2024

    The Hastings Center is pleased to announce three staff promotions in the Advancement, Research, and Editorial Departments. The promotions are part of a reorganization meant to optimize the alignment of...
  • 2024 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Awards Announced

    Posted on May 8, 2024

    The Hastings Center and The Cunniff-Dixon Foundation are pleased to announce six recipients of awards that honor physicians for providing exemplary care to patients nearing the end of life. The...
  • Hastings Center Open House: June 13

    Posted on May 7, 2024

    Join us on our campus overlooking the Hudson River for a conversation about AI, Health, and Bioethics featuring Leigh Hafrey, a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, and...
  • Remembering Nancy Neveloff Dubler (1941-2024)

    Posted on May 1, 2024

    Nancy Neveloff Dubler, a Hastings Center fellow whose pathbreaking work shaped the field of medical ethics, died on April 14. Dubler worked on a wide range of bioethics topics, but...
  • Ravitsky Discusses Ethics of Artificial Wombs on NPR’s “All Things Considered”

    Posted on April 11, 2024

    Scientists around the world are testing artificial wombs. “I am absolutely pro that technology because I think it has great potential to save babies,” said Hastings Center President Vardit Ravitsky...
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