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meso-Octamethyloctafluorocalixpyrrole, a simple tetrapyrrolic macrocycle, has been shown to function as both a chloride/nitrate and a chloride/bicarbonate antiport agent for lipid bilayer transmembrane anion transport. This is the first example of a synthetic macrocyclic pyrrole-based receptor capable of transmembrane bicarbonate transport.
Respect for persons is a cornerstone value for any conception of research ethics—though how to best realize respect in practice is an ongoing question. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, " informed consent " emerged as a particular way to operationalize respect in medical and behavioral research contexts. Today, informed consent has been challenged… (More)
The migration of robots from the laboratory into sensitive home settings as commercially available therapeutic agents represents a significant transition for information privacy and ethical imperatives. We present new privacy paradigms and apply the Fair Information Practices (FIPs) to investigate concerns unique to the placement of therapeutic robots in… (More)