Ethics of bioengineering organs and tissues

Doris A Taylor, Arthur L Caplan, Paolo Macchiarini
2014 Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy  
As biomedical engineers, our main goal is to improve the lives of others. This is evident when discussing the creation of artificial limbs, artificial organs, etc. When handled responsibly, this emerging technology has the ability to impact the lives of millions of people around the world. However, there has to be a clear distinction made between using this technology to aid in recovery versus using this technology for human enhancement.
doi:10.1517/14712598.2014.915308 pmid:24792885 fatcat:qpj4nppv7fbwjd4qgngqmmskoi