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White House

Monash University produces bio security White Paper for US Government

Monash University has responded to a US Government request to produce an analytical paper on how to ethically manage risks including biosecurity and terror threats linked to experimental research on disease-causing agents.

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Photo: Caoline van Nespen/Medecins Sans Frontieres

Ebola and the ethics question

Tolerating impoverished healthcare systems dramatically increases the risks associated with contagious disease, as the current Ebola crisis demonstrates. The three West African countries – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone –...

Photo: Caoline van Nespen/Medecins Sans Frontieres

Ebola and the ethics question

Tolerating impoverished healthcare systems dramatically increases the risks associated with contagious disease, as the current Ebola crisis demonstrates. The three West African countries – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone –...

Professor Julian Savulescu (photo credit: Polly Borland).

Getting to know...Julian Savulescu

Name: Julian Savulescu Title: Sir Louis Matheson Distinguished Visiting Professor Faculty: Philosophy/Centre for...

Professor Julian Savulescu (photo credit: Polly Borland).

Getting to know...Julian Savulescu

Name: Julian Savulescu Title: Sir Louis Matheson Distinguished Visiting Professor Faculty: Philosophy/Centre for...

Paul

Antidepressants may be no better than a placebo, so why take them?

by Paul Biegler Seventeenth-century Oxford scholar Robert Burton’s lifework, The Anatomy of Melancholy, weighs in at a door-stopping 1,400 pages. But his cure for the “Black Choler” of depression came...

Paul

Antidepressants may be no better than a placebo, so why take them?

by Paul Biegler Seventeenth-century Oxford scholar Robert Burton’s lifework, The Anatomy of Melancholy, weighs in at a door-stopping 1,400 pages. But his cure for the “Black Choler” of depression came...

Paul

Antidepressants may be no better than a placebo, so why take them?

by Paul Biegler Seventeenth-century Oxford scholar Robert Burton’s lifework, The Anatomy of Melancholy, weighs in at a door-stopping 1,400 pages. But his cure for the “Black Choler” of depression came...