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Extreme Genetic Engineering and the Human Future Reclaiming Emerging Biotechnologies for the Common Good The Center for Genetics and Society and Friends of the Earth examine the human applications of synthetic biology. This 50-page report challenges claims that this new set of genetic engineering techniques should be seen as "the future of manufacturing, engineering and medicine."
Center for Genetics and Society releases open letter and report calling for prohibitions on human germline engineering [Press Release]Nov 29, 2015 Scholars, health practitioners, scientists, public interest advocates, and others have signed a CGS-organized open letter calling for strengthened prohibitions against heritable human genetic modification.
Open Letter Calls for Prohibition on Reproductive Human Germline Modification by Center for Genetics and Society Experiments aimed at creating genetically modified humans are unneeded from a medical view, extremely risky to any resulting children, and profoundly dangerous from a social perspective. Now is the crucial moment for taking a clear public stand.
Human Gene Editing Frequently Asked Questions Oct 29, 2015 Should we as a society condone the genetic modification of future human beings? Here we take on some common questions about gene editing the human germline.
Center for Genetics and Society comments on First Application to Pursue Genome Editing Research in Human Embryos [Press statement]Sep 18, 2015 "If scientists and the regulatory agency in the UK are serious about responsible use of powerful new gene altering technologies, they won't be rushing ahead in ways that could open the door to genetically modified humans."


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