Ethics and Gene Technology
05 November 2023 | 3:11 pm
Genetic modification has never been easier. The CRISPR genetic scissors enable targeted intervention that transforms animals and plants according to our needs. It also works in humans. The hope is that many diseases can now be eradicated.
26 May 2019
1 May 2017
Obasanjo charges business investors on ethics.
7 Jul 2017
The head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, Walter Shaub, said on Thursday he would resign before his five-year term ends in January to take a new job.
25 Apr 2018
We also look at how much has changed for Bangladesh's garment industry five years after the Rana Plaza tragedy.
27 Jan 2019
The indictment of Trump adviser Roger Stone provides evidence of collusion between high-ranking Trump campaign officials and WikiLeaks and is dangerous for the US, President George W. Bush's chief ethics lawyer told DW.
26 May 2019
Beth Smith, IBM Watson Data & AI general manager, discusses the ethics of artificial intelligence with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
6 Dec 2020
Swiss voters have narrowly rejected stricter ethical rules for many global firms based in the Alpine republic. A separate poll calling on banks and pension funds to stop funding arms makers was also defeated.
20 May 2021
The Tokyo Olympic Games will have a bitter taste for Swiss rider Steve Guerdat, one of the favourites in the show jumping competition, as host nation Japan battles with increasing Covid numbers.
24 May 2021
Ethics have always been absent in Indian society. To prevent another humanitarian crisis, it must address that fundamental problem, writes Ankita Mukhopadhyay.
10 Oct 2021
The FAA review was sparked by a letter in which employees cite a pattern of prioritizing speed and cost-cutting over quality. Moreover, it describes a toxic work environment that is rife with sexism.
9 Jan 2022
Former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter talks to DW’s Brent Goff on “The Day” about former Trump advisor Steve Bannon’s refusal to testify before a Congressional committee investigating the January 6th attack on the US Capitol. Painter says a special prosecutor should look into the entire Trump White House’s role in the events, including investigating the former president himself.
The Republican lawmaker has been under fire for months over lies he told during his campaign. The investigation will look at possible "unlawful activity with respect to his 2022 congressional campaign" and more.
Accompanied suicide – a form of assisted suicide – has been exempt from punishment in Germany since 2020. The Bundestag is working on a law covering the practice. Will the country become a pioneer in end-of-life choice?
32 mins ago
The leader of Tibet’s exiled government accuses Chinese authorities of imposing monoculturalism on Tibetans, eradicating ethnic identities and suppressing political activities.
32 mins ago
Russia's Federal Security Service was behind "unsuccessful attempts to interfere in UK political processes," the British government says. UK officials summoned the Russian ambassador and sanctioned two Russian agents.
3 hours ago
Is the Spotify model a successful one? The streaming platform launched in 2008 is the leader in its field, on par with what radio and CDs used to represent in the sense that it's become the most convenient way for people to consume music and other audio content.
3 hours ago
A Taiwanese rock band denies lip-synching at a concert in China, an offence that could see it pay a fine or even be banned in the country. We speak to Beijing-based journalist Fabian Kretschmer.
8 hours ago
Living in FESTAC Town from its construction in 1977 until the early 1990s was the aspiration of many progressive families. Today, FESTAC Town is a mere shadow of its former glory, and the roads are in urgent need of repair.
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