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BioNews Comment articles written by Dr Morven Shearer:

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The far-stretching reach of Mississippi's personhood amendment
21 November 2011 - by Dr Morven Shearer
On 8 November the Mississippi electorate voted against an amendment to the Bill of Rights in their state Constitution which would have redefined life as beginning at the moment of fertilisation – the so-called 'personhood amendment' (Proposition 26)... [Read More]
The ethics of womb donation and transplantation
1 August 2011 - by Dr Morven Shearer
Last month news broke of an experimental womb transplantation surgery planned for early next year. With it came the possibility of women with an absent or non-functioning uterus carrying a child to term (see Roberts, 2011).... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Dr Morven Shearer:

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Book Review: Ethical Problems and Genetics Practice
23 July 2012 - by Dr Morven Shearer
One of the difficulties in teaching medical students about the ethics of clinical genetics is that it's often hard to get them to appreciate the multitude of problems raised in everyday practice... [Read More]