Alex Pearlman is a bioethicist and journalist who writes about the intersection of human rights and emerging technologies.
Commentary: The world’s first genome edited babies were inevitable and even predictable, despite an apparent disregard for all global scientific and ethical norms.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) shows its humanitarian side.
The conversation around keeping women safe in public needs to focus on changing perspectives, panelists say.
Analysis: President Obama's statement supporting a free internet is the start of a larger, global process.
Demonstrations continue as the government refuses to budge on protesters’ demand for 1 percent wage hike.
Breaking with the European Convention could set the UK back 50 years in human rights progress and have negative global impact.
Amid tear gas fired by riot gear-clad police, demonstrators have stayed calm, collected and focused.
On the 20th anniversary of the annual World Water Day, the United Nations is asking countries, international organizations and NGOs to work together.
From an epidemic of birth defects to torture, rape and executions, the US legacy in Iraq is a human rights disaster.
Two widely reported jail sentences were given today, one for a hacker, one for two rapists. Guess who's going away for longer?
Burmese activists say the opposition leader is selling them out to a Chinese mining company with a history of pollution and land grabs.