restricted access   Volume 41, Number 4, July-August 2011

Table of Contents

Synthetic Biology and the Ethics of Human Ingenuity

Field Notes

p. i

From the Editor

Steps in the Analysis of Synthetic Biology

p. 2

Another Voice

Learning Health Care Systems and Justice

p. 3


Unreconcilable Differences?

pp. 4-5

To the Editor

pp. 5-6

To the Editor

pp. 6-7

To the Editor

pp. 7-8

To the Editor

p. 8

Courtney S. Cox and Jessica C. Campbell reply

pp. 8-9

In Practice

A Thousand Little Deaths

p. 10

At Law

On Regularity and Regulation, Health Claims and Hype

pp. 11-12

Policy & Politics

The Legislative Process Is Not Fit for the Abortion Debate

pp. 13-14

Case Study

Too Much to Ask?

Too Much To Ask?

p. 15


pp. 15-16


p. 16


The Ethics of Synthetic Biology: Guiding Principles for Emerging Technologies

pp. 17-22

Staying Sober about Science

pp. 22-25

Of Microbes and Men

pp. 25-28

The Intrinsic Scientific Value of Reprogramming Life

pp. 29-31

Interests, Identities, and Synthetic Biology

pp. 31-36

Can Research and Care Be Ethically Integrated?

pp. 37-46

Book Review

Dead Rights

p. 47



p. 48


Medicine That’s a Little Too Personalized

p. 49