Ethical problems in the creation of hybrid human and monkey embryos in the Izpisua research

In addition to producing human-animal organs, these experiences seek to study the first stages of embryonic development, and even be used to deepen the knowledge of some diseases and their treatment. On April 15, 2021, the first work describing the hybrid production human-ape. Monkey (Macaca fascicularis) embryos were injected with a particular type of human stem cells,…

The slippery slope of euthanasia

It is argued that the “slippery slope” that could be created after the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide could open the door to euthanasia practices that go beyond those permitted by law. In this respect, we address three specific circumstances in which we believe this could occur: 1) euthanasia techniques could be applied in…