2-13-12: New Guidelines on Human Trials
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The World Health Organization has just released new guidelines on how to conduct research, any kind of scientific research, involving humans. Nancy Kass of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics helped to draft the new guidelines. Nathan Sterner asks Dr. Kass what the guidelines include and how they might change the way we do research.