Françoise Baylis | February 21, 2021
Richard was a good man. He had a good life. From his perspective, his greatest accomplishment was his children. With considerable pride, he would say, “I have three doctors and a millionaire.” (Françoise and Peter have PhDs, Penny has an MD and Frank is a successful businessman.) After Frank was elected a member of Parliament, in 2015, he changed this to, “I have three doctors and … [with a wide grin and a mischievous glint in his eye] a politician.”
Françoise Baylis | April 28, 2017
Holly Fernandez Lynch and Steven Joffe insist that asking patients to consent to research using their cells is wrongheaded, an unnecessary “costly, bureaucratic headache.” They maintain that scientists should be able to collect and use discarded biospecimens without obtaining informed consent. They are wrong.
Françoise Baylis | May 6, 2016
Deux équipes britannique et américaine sont parvenues à cultiver in vitro des embryons humains jusqu’à 14 jours. La philosophe Françoise Baylis s’interroge sur l’opportunité d’autoriser les chercheurs à repousser cette limite.