Controlling our mortality
AoKs/WoKs: Human sciences, ethics
1. What is the significance of being able to control aging?
2. Should we have a right to decide how long we live?
3. Is medical experimentation on animals morally justifiable?
Category & link: Article
Description: Scientists experimenting on mice have discovered what they believe is a mechanism in the brain that can be tweaked to lengthen or shorten life-spans. This article discusses the implications of such a discovery, and the medical benefits it could bring.
Source: The Guardian