In September, The New England Journal of Medicine published an important study funded by the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics that measured the loss of trust in medical science as an institution that should be dedicated to trustworthy research for treatments that restore or maintain patients’ health.
An interesting cheating scandal recently rocked the 2012 Summer Olympic games. It didn’t involve gambling, blood doping, or performance enhancing drugs. In fact, the problem was with poor, not enhanced, performance. Eight badminton Olympians were disqualified because they did such a good job of losing.... Read more about The Ethics of Competition