A Facebook whistleblower has come forward alleging that the parent company of Instagram knew that the social media app causes major harm to the mental health of its users but has refused to act on this research and instead continues to insist that these effects are minimal or non-existent.View More Protecting the Mental Health of Instagram Users
As the Delta COVID variant surges across the nation, should vaccinated individuals have priority access to the dwindling supply of empty ICU beds?View More Prioritizing COVID-19 ICU Beds
Self-driving cars process huge amounts of sensory information in a very short amount of time. The processing speed of this information allows self-driving cars to make an informed decision on how to act in the case of an accident. In scenarios where casualties are unavoidable, this produces an ethical dilemma in determining who should survive, raising questions about how the value of a life should be calculated. Ultimately, because all lives are equal and no individual should have power over deciding the fate of the lives of others, self-driving cars are unethical.View More The Ethics of Self-Driving Cars
10/19/2020 As flu season nears with an expected spike in cases, many companies are rushing to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine as soon…View More Who Should Get a New COVID-19 Vaccine First?
9/14/2020 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the surge of virus outbreaks in prisons around the nation, California Governor Gavin Newsom initiated an early release…View More How California Fires are Highlighting the Ethicality of Prison Labor
7/20/2020 As the summer comes to a close and Coronavirus cases remain at an all-time high, school districts across the nation are having to make…View More Is Reopening Schools Targeting Specific Groups?
6/22/2020 As states open up while COVID-19 cases continue to rise, many are looking for an effective solution to minimize the spread of the virus.…View More The Ethical Cost of COVID-19 Contact Tracing
5/25/2020 As the world moves towards finding a vaccine for COVID-19, it has become increasingly important to find methods to quickly and effectively test new…View More Could Controlled Human Infection Be the Solution For COVID-19 Vaccine Development?
4/6/2020 Since the beginning of the new year, the world has been hit by a devastating pandemic. Many countries, states, and cities have introduced measures…View More Lung Savers or Lung Destroyers?
2/10/2020 In a world of mass media where misinformation can be common, it can be very easy for companies to take advantage of the public…View More How do we Regulate False Medical Claims?