bioethics

How Dobbs Threatens to Torpedo Privacy Rights in the US

How Dobbs Threatens to Torpedo Privacy Rights in the US

In future cases, the Supreme Court continued to acknowledge that its heightened protection for privacy rights was a product of substantive due process review while insisting that this was consistent with the rejection of Lochner because it applied only to “fundamental” liberty interests. As a result, the court’s doctrine required differentiating “fundamental” liberty interests, for …

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This Blood Test Detects Cancer in Dogs.  But Do You Want to Know?

This Blood Test Detects Cancer in Dogs. But Do You Want to Know?

This algorithm has been designed to spot these genetic indicators across many dog ​​breeds with different forms of cancer: say, a bloodhound with lymphoma or a golden retriever with hemangiosarcoma. When the PetDx team began their study, they used blood from 224 of the dogs—ones known to either have cancer or not—to refine their algorithm. …

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