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Innovation in Scientific Research and Emerging Technologies: A Challenge to Ethics and Law

ISBN13: 9783030167325
Published: October 2019
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Switzerland
Format: Hardback
Price: £89.99

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This book discusses the ethical and legal challenges related to innovations, with reference to both scientific research and emerging technologies. It analyzes scientific research with specific reference to experimentation, with a focus on vulnerable people (minors, women, people in developing countries), compassionate care, biobanks and ethical committees. In the context of emerging technologies, it examines the ethical and legal aspects of neuroscience, genomics, ICT, big data, biometrics, converging technologies, enhancement and robotics. The book provides conceptual tools and categories to help readers understand and acquire a critical awareness of the current debates in the field.

Scientific research and experimenting on human beings
Biobanks and ethics committees
Emerging technologies and health
Converging technologies and enhancement
Innovation in techno-science and governance