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  • Organ banking: from impossible to slightly less impossible

    Wired - 06/05/2015

    And many working to address organ shortages are skeptical about shifting resources toward science and tech research. Organ banking could raise new ethical questions. According to Northeastern University law professor Kara Swanson, who’s written about the legal debates behind the property of the human body, the ability to begin banking organs will probably raise debates on whether society will start offering monetary compensation for organs (which is currently illegal), and turn body parts into something like medication you can buy over the counter.

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