CONTINUING CONVERSATIONS

Science, Ethics, and Culture


The Present Past
The science and art of memory, September 2004

Neuroscience for Bird Brains
Un unconventional frontier for understanding social behavior
By Donna Maney, September 2004

The Politics of Advice
Biased scientific information in government agencies
By Mike Kuhar, September 2004

The Mind and the Machine
A review of Digital People by Sidney Perkowitz
By Darryl Neill, October/November 2004

Between Patient and Healer
Four anthropological observations
By Peter J. Brown, April/May 2003

Spirituality and Modern Medicine
Science on a wing and a prayer?
By Jorge L. Juncos and Kathleen Kiley, April/May 2003

Mrs. Bradley's Body

By Carla Gober, April/May 2003

A Cross-Cultural Perspective
By P. Venugopala Rao, April/May 2003

What Do You Believe In?
Special issue on religion, healing, and public health
By Arri Eisen, April/May 2003

Money Changes Everything
Commerce, philanthropy, and the culture of the academy
By Allison O. Adams, December 2002/January 2003

Should Medicine Be Colorblind?
The significance of race in diagnosis and medical research
By Mark Risjord, April/May 2002

Disputed Territory
A fable from the shaman's garden
By Michael McQuaide, April / May 2002

The State of the Discipline in Biology
A Slice of Life: One biologist's view of modern biology
By George Jones, December 2001/January 2002

The State of the Discipline in Nursing
Science, technology, and culture have stirred rapid change
By Helen O'Shea, October / November 2001

On the Media and Medicine (only online)
An Emory doctor argues for more regulation of the advertising of prescription drugs
By Amy Benson Brown, August 2001

A New Spirit of Inquiry
The changing discourse around science and religion
By Amy Benson Brown, October / November 2000

No Conflict, No Interest
Ethical considerations in technology transfer
By John Banja, Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine, February / March 2000

Ideas for Sale
Will technology transfer undermine the academy or save it?
By Allsion O. Adams, January 2000

Anatomy of an Apology
Reflections on the 1997 presidential apology for the syphilis study at Tuskegee
By Stephen B. Thomas, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, September 1999

Reproductive Revolutions
Are advanced reproductive technologies leading to boutique medicine?
by John A. Rock, Professor, School of Medicine, September 1999

Another Step Down the Slippery Slope?
Emory researchers weigh the ethics and benefits of human fetal tissue research
By Hal Jacobs, March / April 1999