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Reflections from the Silver Screen

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Science  22 May 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5930, pp. 1018
DOI: 10.1126/science.1172663

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Bioethics at the Movies Sandra Shapshay, Ed. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 2009. 400 pp. $55. ISBN 9780801890772. Paper, $25. ISBN 9780801890789.


The contributors explore how popular films have dealt with basic bioethical concerns such as birth, abortion, genetic selection, personhood, quality of life, aging, and death.