Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Challenges Facing Science - Check Your Progress - Page 17: 2


Ethics is a branch of philosophy that deals with the rightness or wrongness, the good or bad of actions or policies. The principles of ethics applied to biomedical sciences constitute the principles of bioethics.

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Since biotechnology is the application of science and biomedical science, the principles of bioscience apply to biotechnology also. They constrain its application by the principles that determine its beneficient or maleficient effects on humans, on other living things, and on the environment.
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