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Journal Articles

“Ethical and Philosophical Considerations for Gain-of-Function Policy: The Importance of Alternate Experiments”
by Nicholas G. Evans
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology. (forthcoming)

“Reconciling Regulation with Scientific Autonomy in Dual-Use Research”
by Robert Simpson, Nicholas G. Evans, and Michael J. Selgelid
Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. (forthcoming)

A Transatlantic Horizon Scan of Emerging Issues in Biological Engineering
by Bonnie C. Wintle, et al. (29 authors)
eLife (2017). DOI:10.7554/eLife.30247
[open access]

Allocating Scarce Medical Resources During Armed Conflict: Ethical Issues
by Nicholas G. Evans and Mohamed Sekkarie
BMC Disaster and Military Medicine 3:5 (2017). DOI:10.1186/s40696-017-0033-z
[open access]

The Social Value of Candidate HIV Cures: Actualism Versus Possibilism
by Regina Brown and Nicholas G. Evans
Journal of Medical Ethics 43:2 (2017) p. 118-123. DOI:10.1136/medethics-2015-103125
[open access]

Facebook Emotional Contagion Experiment Controversy
by David Hunter and Nicholas G. Evans
Research Ethics (Editorial: Special Issue on The Facebook Manipulation Study and the Ethics of Big Data Research) 12:1 (2016), pp. 2-3. DOI:10.1177/1747016115626341
[open access]

Children of Capital: Eugenics in the World of Private Biotechnology
by Nicholas Evans and Jonathan D. Moreno
Ethics in Biology, Engineering and Medicine: An International Journal 6:3-4 (2015). pp.285-297. DOI:10.1615/EthicsBiologyEngMed.2016016594
[preprint]

Effectively Communicating the Uncertainties Surrounding Ebola Virus Transmission
by Andrew Kilianski and Nicholas G. Evans
PLoS Pathogens 11:10 (2015) e1005097. DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005097
[open access]

The Ethics of Biosafety Considerations in Gain-of-Function Research Resulting in the Creation of Potential Pandemic Pathogens
by Nicholas G. Evans, Marc Lipsitch, and Meira Levinson
Journal of Medical Ethics (2015). DOI:10.1136/medethics-2014-102619
[preprint]

Balancing the Duty to Treat Patients with Ebola Virus Disease with the Risks to Dialysis Personnel
by Nicholas G. Evans
Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 10:12 (2015) 2263-2267.
[open access]

Biosecurity and Open-Source Biology: the Promise and Peril of Distributed Synthetic Biological Technologies
by Nicholas G. Evans and Michael J. Selgelid
Science and Engineering Ethics 21:4 (2015), 1065-1083. DOI:10.1007/s11948-014-9591-3
[preprint]

Yesterday’s War; Tomorrow’s Technology: Peer Commentary on ‘Ethical, Legal, Social and Policy Issues in the Use of Genomic Technologies by the U.S. Military’
by Nicholas G. Evans and Jonathan D. Moreno
Law and Biosciences 2:1 (2015), 79-84. DOI:10.1093/jlb/lsu030
[open access]

Dual-Use Decision Making: Positional and Relational Issues
by Nicholas G. Evans
Monash Bioethics Review 32:3-4 (2014) 268-283. DOI:10.1007/s40592-015-0026-y
[open access]

Great Expectations: Avian Flu, Ethics, and the Value of Progress
by Nicholas G. Evans
Journal of Medical Ethics 39 (2013) 209-213. DOI:10.1136/medethics-2012-100712
[preprint]

Human Flourishing, Human Dignity, and Human Rights
by John Kleinig and Nicholas G. Evans
Law and Philosophy, 32:5 (2013) 539-564. DOI:10.1007/s10982-012-9153-2
[preprint]

Winning Well by Fighting Well: Probability of Success and the Relations Between War’s Ends and Warfighter’s Roles
by Adam Henschke and Nicholas G. Evans
International Journal of Applied Philosophy, 26:2 (Fall 2012). DOI:10.5840/ijap201226212
[preprint]

Speak No Evil: Scientists, Responsibility, and the Public Understanding of Science
by Nicholas G. Evans
Nanoethics 4:3 (2010) 215–220. DOI:10.1007/s11569-010-0101-z
[preprint]

“Diverging Ion Motion in an Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Discharge”
by Oded Shrier, Joe Khachan, Stephen Bosi, Michael Fitzgerald, Nicholas Evans.
Physics of Plasmas, 13:1 (2006) 12703-1-5.