An ethnically diverse audience looks with a mixture of worry and hope as they hold items from President Obama's campaign.

Have we gone beyond race? Many argue society has now overcome centuries of strife to become "post-racial" - a moment...

In 2010, Rebecca Skloot published The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, a New York Times bestseller about a poor...

The increasing use of DNA evidence has revolutionized criminal investigations. Over the past several years, DNA forensics—once thought to be...

A young black male is preparing to take a bit e of a pizza slice he is holding.

On Jan. 31, the departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services released the newest version of the official Dietary...

Comedic cartoon of a giant laboratory scientist holding a microscope and lasso. He stands above grayed human figures who are in a lined formation passing through his giant legs.

A great deal of scientific research – especially in medicine – relies on human subjects. Protecting volunteers has been a...

Jail cell

We write in response to the conversation initiated in Volume 24.1 of Bioethics, which focused on the role of...