Some medical devices don’t mean to be racist, but they are
Oppression can get built into anything, including medical devices. How do they influence us, and what can we do about them?
by Vanessa Carbonell & Shen-yi Liao
When does a human embryo have the moral status of a person?
Weighing up the science and the ethics of research on human embryos beyond its current 14-day restrictions
by David Cox
If animals are persons, should they bear criminal responsibility?
Were medieval trials of animal criminals not a sign of backwardness, but in fact strangely progressive?
by Ed Simon
A fake-meat burger, a sex doll and a thought experiment
How is enjoying a burger, even if it’s one made of fake meat, different from enjoying a female, even if she’s a sex doll?
by Rebecca Lowe
Brain scans look stunning, but what do they actually mean?
Functional brain scans are a valuable tool but their meaning must be interpreted with caution and scepticism
by Danielle Carr
My cancer scars map the pain of animals held in research labs
The scars on my body are a constant reminder of why I’ve turned from scholarship on animals to agitating for animals
by Barbara J King