ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Bioethics

The branch of ethics that deals with the life sciences and their potential impact on society. At one extreme, it can be enormously useful in focusing attention on problems that need to be confronted; at the other extreme, it can become a name-calling argument between the “pro-biotechnology” and “antibiotechnology” schools of thought, which, as it reduces discussion to epithets and clich? can make better sound bites.

Publication Source: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Publication Date: 1999

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